April 21st 2015

So Grateful for Dr. Sandman’s Expertise & Care. I’ve been incredibly grateful for Dr. Sandman’s gentle & grounded expertise, & well-prescribed care. I’m thrilled how quickly he hit-the-nail-on-the-head regarding my diagnosis. He gradually altered my meds & detoxed me of wrong prescriptions I’ve taken over the past 20 years which had actually caused me depression & anxiety. It’s like a rebirth & second lease on life.

Clinical Scales

I occasionally treat a patient who significantly underestimates the severity of their mood state. It’s relatively common to miss a manic state altogether. The scales reproduced on this site are a good way to quickly check your mood or anxiety level. GO TO Bulletin Board page for more helpful articles

Mood Charts

For recurrent depression & bipolar disorder, your treatment will go better with charting. More accurate information supplied to your physician yields better treatment decisions. Recurrent mood disorder treatment is best done focusing on the overall pattern, not just the mood state that was most active prior to your last appointment. Below is an example of what I use. You can download the chart in pdf format under Forms & Charts page.   GO TO Bulletin Board page for more helpfu...