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We found 6 providers with an interest in anxiety and who accept Humana Silver near New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Marvin Wayne Clifford, PhD, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Marvin Clifford practices social work in New Orleans, LA. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and education consultation. Dr. Clifford accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

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

Dr. Andrew Zachary Williams, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
3450 Chestnut Street; 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Andrew Williams' medical specialty is pediatric psychiatry. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Williams trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Thought Disorders, Anxiety, Mood Disorders

Frank Anthony Trupiano
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
1581 Carol Sue Avenue; Suite 211
Gretna, LA
 

Mr. Frank Trupiano's areas of specialization are therapy and social work. Areas of expertise for Mr. Trupiano include alcohol abuse, depression, and suicide. Mr. Trupiano is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Suicide, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Substance Abuse, Developmental ... (Read more)

Charles W Belsom
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
1325 Amelia Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Mr. Charles Belsom practices therapy and social work. His clinical interests include anger management, depression, and life coaching. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Belsom takes.

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All Interests: Depression, Eclectic Therapy, Impulse Control Disorders, Grief, Anger Management, Life Coaching, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
3520 General Degaulle Drive
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Barbara Carlton's area of specialization is social work. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, diagnostic evaluation, and grief. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Lisa Tahir
Specializes in Therapy, Social Work
8327 Jeannette Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Ms. Lisa Tahir works as a therapist and social worker. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include substance abuse, depression, and career counseling. Ms. Tahir accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Domestic Abuse, Eclectic Therapy, Dissociative Disorders, Substance Abuse, Divorce ... (Read more)

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a generic name given to a variety of conditions characterized by unusual amounts of fear and worry, especially unrealistic fears and tension. People who suffer from anxiety often are aware that their fears are irrational, but that knowledge does not make the feeling of being scared and anxious go away. To qualify as anxiety, symptoms must last for 6 months or more and interfere with the way a person lives their daily life. Some cases may be mild, where, for example, a person simply avoids certain situations. Other cases can be severe enough to be disabling.

Some of the specific conditions covered under the general label of anxiety include:
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Social phobia
  • Panic disorder

Collectively, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issues diagnosed in the United States -- even more common than depression. Women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with anxiety, and it is extremely common for a person with anxiety to have another illness at the same time, such as depression, a physical illness, or substance abuse.

Treatment for anxiety usually involves medication and psychotherapy together. Medications used may include antidepressants (which also work for anxiety), anti-anxiety medications, or beta blockers (which can be used to control the physical symptoms of anxiety). Psychotherapy can be useful to teach patients new ways of thinking and reacting so that they can manage their feelings of worry and fear. Support groups can also be very effective for anxiety, and they can be a form of treatment themselves for social phobias. Stress management, relaxation techniques, and meditation all help reduce feelings of anxiety or of being out of control. Finally, having a strong support network of family and friends is an excellent way to help manage the difficulties of life with anxiety.