Nzinga Harrison, M.D.

Nzinga Harrison, M.D.

A well-respected physician and educator, Dr. Harrison is the Chief Medical Officer for Anka Behavioral Health Inc. and serves as the Official Campaign Psychiatrist for the national Let's Get Mentally Fit! campaign. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with Spanish and Chemistry minors at Howard University, completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and General Psychiatry Residency at Emory University. She is Board-Certified in Adult General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Currently, she holds adjunct faculty appointments in both the Nell Hodgson Emory School of Nursing and Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. She is wife to a stock market day trader, and mother to two sons, aged eight and nine, a combination that makes for plenty of funny stories to be shared at cocktail parties.



Photo: B.R.E.A.T.H.E..  Calm-down.  Just take a deep breath.  That's it.  Count to 5 and just B.R.E.A.T.H.E. How many times have we used this strategy to calm ourselves in the midst of panic? It's almost reflexive --...

ADHD: A Fictitious Disease?

An article is making its way around Facebook news feeds that reports Leon Eisenberg, "the scientific father of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)" made the startling deathbed confession that "“ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease.”  It goes on...

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