Joshua D. Bess, MDJoshua D. Bess, MD
Anxiety, Depression, Electroconvulsive Therapy, General Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Psychosomatic Disorder, Psychotic Disorders, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
- Accepting Children: No
- Accepting New Patients: Yes
- Accepting Medicare: Yes
- Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: No
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I evaluate patients with "treatment-resistant" depression and other psychiatric ailments; prescribe psychopharmacological treatments; prescribe and perform electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)Medical School
University of Michigan Medical SchoolResidency
University of Michigan HospitalBoard Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - certifiedProfessional Associations:
American Psychiatric Association, Washington Psychiatric Association, International Society for ECT and Neuromodulation, Association for Academic Psychiatry
Casher M, Bess J. Manual of Inpatient Psychiatry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Maixner D, Sagher O, Bess J, Edwards J. Catatonia following surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy. Epilepsy & Behavior. 19(3): 528-32, 2010 Nov.
Bess J, Casher M. The academic psychiatric hospitalist: a model for treatment and training in the academic inpatient setting. J Psychiatr Pract. 17(2): 145-51, 2011 Mar.
Casher M, Gih D, Bess J. Benzodiazepines and stimulants for patients with substance use disorders. Current Psychiatry. 10(5): 3-10, 2011 May.
Casher M, Bess J. Determination and Documentation of Insight in Psychiatric Inpatients: A Crucial and Often Neglected Psychiatric Mental Status Item. Psychiatric Times. 29(4): 34-9, 2012 April.
Casher M, Gih D, Bess J, Agarwala P. Confounding Factors in TRD (Part 1): The Role of Subtyping and Bipolarity. Psychiatric Times. 29(7): 34-9, 2012 July.
Casher M, Gih D, Bess J, Agarwala P. Confounding Factors in Treatment-Resistant Depression (Part 2): Comorbidities and Treatment Resistance. Psychiatric Times. 29(8): 34-9, 2012 August.
DelMonte M, Bostwick J, Bess J, Dalack G. Evaluation of a computer‐based intervention to enhance metabolic monitoring in psychiatry inpatients treated with second‐generation antipsychotics. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 37(6): 668-673, 2012 December.
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