We found 26 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Catastrophic Compass 6850 near Pinellas Park, FL.

Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
218 Pasadena Avenue S
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Vijaya Cherukuri is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Cherukuri include depression, heart problems, and hernia. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Andhra Medical College and Rangaraya Medical College and a graduate of Long Island College Hospital's residency program. Dr. Cherukuri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Flu Shot, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Burns, ... (Read more)

Dr. Allen Finkelstein, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
10225 Ulmerton Road; 1a
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Allen Finkelstein specializes in family medicine and practices in Seminole, FL and Largo, FL. Dr. Finkelstein (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. After completing medical school at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Largo Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Finkelstein average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Finkelstein accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Felix Jorge Hernandez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4500 Central Avenue
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Felix Hernandez works as an adult cardiologist in Saint Petersburg, FL. His education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at Bergen Regional Medical Center. Dr. Hernandez's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hernandez speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, Musculoskeletal Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregorio Samuel Santos, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6125 54th Avenue N.; Suite B
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Gregorio Santos' area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Santos has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes, geriatric health, and nutrition counseling. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Santos honors. He graduated from Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher, Faculty of Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at The Miriam Hospital. Dr. Santos speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, Skin Biopsy, Spirometry, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

Dr. Priyadarshini Gopinath Rao, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8130 66th Street N; Suite 1
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Priyadarshini Rao practices general internal medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rao takes. She is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Northside Hospital and Heart Institute's residency program. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Physician Partners, Largo Medical Center, and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Harish J Patel, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
5649 49th Street N
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Harish Patel, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel takes Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Medical College Baroda and a graduate of Howard University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Dizziness, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Hal Howard, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
13787 Belcher Road S; Suite 100
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Jason Howard's specialty is family medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Largo Medical Center. Dr. Howard's hospital/clinic affiliations include Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, Minor Surgery, Urinalysis, Physical Exams, ... (Read more)

Patricia Porto Schmidt
Specializes in Counseling
5100 78th Avenue; Suite 7
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Ms. Patricia Schmidt specializes in counseling and practices in Pinellas Park, FL. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and adjustment disorders. Ms. Schmidt is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Employee Assistance Programs, Critical Incident Debriefing, Behavior Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nadarajah Nirmalan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3831 16th Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Nadarajah Nirmalan practices general internal medicine in Saint Petersburg, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nirmalan include depression, heart problems, and sleep apnea. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center. Dr. Nirmalan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended St. George's University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is conversant in Tamil.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Cynthia Elizabeth Swain, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Psychotherapy
9600 Koger Boulevard; Suite 240
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Ms. Cynthia Swain's specialties are social work, counseling, and psychotherapy. She practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. Ms. Swain's areas of expertise include depression, infidelity issues, and phobias. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Swain takes. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Employee Assistance Programs, Premarital Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sara Michelle Downs, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
10707 66th Street N; Suite 1
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Sara Downs is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Before performing her residency at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, Dr. Downs attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Downs is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include BayCare Physician Partners, Largo Medical Center, and Bay Pines VA Healthcare System.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, Liver ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
275 96th Avenue N; Suite 3
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Michael Eastridge is a psychologist and neuropsychologist in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Eastridge's areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Eastridge has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Dr. Sarah Anne Digby, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8130 66th Street N.
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Sarah Digby specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Pinellas Park, FL. Dr. Digby honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. She is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Milind Janardan Shastri, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5985 49th Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Milind Shastri works as an internist in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Shastri is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital and Northside Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Medical College Baroda and All India Institute of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Immunization, Abdominal Paracentesis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert M Coleman, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
710 94th Avenue N; Suite 305
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Robert Coleman's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Coleman include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Coleman is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Psychopharmacology, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dialectical ... (Read more)

Karen Anne Knop
Specializes in Social Work
10300 49th Street N; Suite 211
Clearwater, FL
 

Ms. Karen Knop works as a social worker. Clinical interests for Ms. Knop include depression, person-centered therapy, and eclectic therapy. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Employee Assistance Programs, Forensic Evaluations, Person-Centered Therapy, ... (Read more)

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.