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Specializes in General Gynecology
620 Washington Avenue
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Emily Fine's medical specialty is general gynecology. After completing medical school at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Fine performed her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Gynecology
60 Washington Avenue; Suite 201
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Mary Gillette's specialty is general gynecology. Dr. Gillette's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Net, and ConnectiCare. After completing medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, she performed her residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1062-1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Dr. Anna Tirado works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Tirado's education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. She is rated highly by her patients. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and ConnectiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tirado (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Tirado is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2446 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Kristen Aversa is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Aversa is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Aversa (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Croatian, Spanish, and Serbo-Croatian. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Aversa has an open panel.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, Botox ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Dr. Norman Ravski is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ravski is a graduate of New York Medical College. Dr. Ravski trained at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2416 Whitney Avenue; 1st Floor
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Kristina Rath's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Before performing her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Rath attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Rath is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Rath welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2447 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. David Lima's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Before performing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Lima attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Dr. Lima speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
416 Highland Avenue; Building B
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Leonard Zamore's specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. He practices in Cheshire, CT, New Haven, CT, and Branford, CT. MultiPlan, Anthem, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zamore takes. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program. In addition to English, he speaks Yiddish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Zamore has an open panel.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Dr. Scott Casper's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Casper's medical residency was performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Casper is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Dr. Adina Chelouche is a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Branford, CT, New Haven, CT, and Madison, CT. Dr. Chelouche is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She graduated from Yale School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. On average, patients gave Dr. Chelouche a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Dr. Ljiljana Plisic practices general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Plisic (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Croatian, Spanish, and Serbo-Croatian. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She graduated from New York Medical College. Dr. Plisic's residency was performed at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Adolescent Gynecology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
60 Washington Avenue
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Alan Siegal sees patients in Hamden, CT and New Haven, CT. His medical specialty is geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Siegal studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, Anthem, and Health Net. Dr. Siegal is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Depression, Alzheimer's Disease, Panic Disorder

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Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
416 Highland Avenue; Building B
Cheshire, CT
 

Dr. Ernest Topran works as an obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Topran attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. For his residency, Dr. Topran trained at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. Great-West Healthcare, MultiPlan, and Anthem are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Topran honors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Topran is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Depression, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Breast ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1062-1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Dr. Susan Richman is a general OB/GYN. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Richman's education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Richman accepts. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Midwifery
1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Ms. Carol Brekus-Watson practices midwifery in Branford, CT, New Haven, CT, and Madison, CT. She takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Ms. Brekus-Watson's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Menopause, Depression, Infertility, Pelvic Pain, Osteoporosis, Breast Issues, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1062-1072 Barnes Road; Suite 305
Wallingford, CT
 

Dr. Cristina Gioioso-Datta is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in New Haven, CT, Wallingford, CT, and Branford, CT. Dr. Gioioso-Datta is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Her practice is open to new patients. She attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Gioioso-Datta's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine.

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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.