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We found 4 providers with an interest in depression and who accept United Healthcare Choice Plus near Elk Grove, CA.

Dr. Andrew G Hudnut, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #220
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Hudnut works as a family practitioner. Dr. Hudnut studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He has a special interest in general care. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Hudnut is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Hudnut is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Julieta Dominguez- Jones, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #215
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Julieta Dominguez-Jones is a family medicine physician in San Martin, CA and Elk Grove, CA. In addition to English, Dr. Dominguez-Jones speaks Spanish. Her clinical interests encompass general care. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at San Jose Medical Center. Dr. Dominguez-Jones honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She has a closed panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Bone Problems, Migraine, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia A Tansey, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #210
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Patricia Tansey is an Elk Grove, CA physician who specializes in general pediatrics. She is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Tansey is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She is not currently accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Therese Eyre Rosellini, MD, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #304
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Therese Rosellini's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. She studied medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. For her professional training, Dr. Rosellini completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosellini include women's health issues. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Rosellini has received professional recognition including the following: Sacramento Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Rosellini is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

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What is Depression?

Everyone knows what it feels like to get the blues once in a while. But depression is a serious illness that is more severe than a bad day and lasts much longer. Symptoms of depression stop a person from being able to function and enjoy daily activities for weeks or months at a time. It can happen to anyone, and it isn’t something that people can control by force of will or “snap out of.”

Some common symptoms of depression include:
  • Feeling sad, guilty, empty or hopeless
  • Fatigue and a lack of energy and motivation
  • A loss of pleasure in activities that were previously enjoyed
  • Unusual sleep or eating habits
  • “Mental fog” -- trouble concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts or a preoccupation with death

We don’t yet know what causes depression, but it’s thought that it is a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and social influences. Because of this, the most effective treatments for depression combine medication with psychotherapy. Therapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, can be extremely helpful in resolving the negative thoughts and feelings that come with depression. It gives patients new tools that they can use themselves to cope when their depression is making them feel down.

Some of the common medications used to treat depression include antidepressants such as SSRI’s (Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft) or atypical antidepressants (Cymbalta, Wellbutrin). It’s important to remember that these medications have different effects on everybody, and no one medication works right for everyone. You may have to try a couple before finding the one that works just right for you. If the first medication you try doesn’t work, don’t give up, and talk to your doctor about trying something else. In extreme cases where medication is not enough, electro-convulsive therapy and hospitalization may be the answer to keeping a severely depressed person safe.

Depression is a difficult illness to deal with, but it is more common than you’d think and there are many people who can help. With the right treatment, you can get back to fully enjoying your life again.