CBS News and and recently sought Laguna Psychiatrist, Dr. Chip Stone, to contribute to an important news story based upon his experience with ECT (Electro-Convulsive Therapy). The questions involved the relative safety of ECT as well as certain legal ramifications of this controversial treatment.

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Chilean Miners: What Happens Next?

Dr. Stone has treated and spoken out on behalf of victims of physical and emotional trauma in homeless shelters, women’s centers, veterans settings, military hospitals, and prisons.  These settings are common locations for the initial symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  As such, Windows of Opportunity, Inc founder and President, and Orange County Forensic Psychiatrist Charles F. “Chip” Stone, D.O. was recently asked by The Stir about the impact of the trauma potentially experienced during the massive Chilean mine collapse.

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Antibiomania – Antibiotic-Induced Manic Episodes

Orange County Psychiatrist, Dr. Chip Stone, along with Ahmed Abouesh, M.D. and William Hobbs, M.D. contributed the early data of Antibiotic-induced Mania. This initial data was published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology and is often cited.

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Dr. Chip Stone

Dr. Stone is a humorous, insightful, and intelligent physician and counselor with whom you will quickly feel comfortable and safe. You will find members of the office staff to be generous with their time, cheerfulness, and sensitivity to your privacy. Whether you seek assistance from the perspective of a patient, an attorney, or a member of the media, you will be working with someone who is very easy to talk with, who will make you feel valued and speak in language you can understand.

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"Dr. Stone really listens and takes as much time as needed with each patient. He is easy to get a hold of and answers emails in a timely manner. He asks a lot of questions and gives good counsel. The office is very comfortable and the staff is very kind and helpful."

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