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We found 16 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Blue Springs, MO.

Dr. John Joseph Connolly III, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
19550 E 39th Street; Suite 335
Independence, MO
 

Dr. John Connolly's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Independence, MO. Dr. Connolly has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Connolly include depression, dementia, and diabetes. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Connolly takes. After attending Creighton University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His professional affiliations include Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Depression, Female Incontinence, Dizziness, Immunization, Bone Density Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth Aileen Andes, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
19550 E 39th Street; Suite 335
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Elizabeth Andes' area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Andes is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include depression, dementia, and diabetes. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Andes accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Male Incontinence, Depression, Female Incontinence, Dizziness, Immunization, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Pamela S Maben, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4911 South Arrowhead Drive; Suite 200
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Pamela Maben's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); she sees patients in Independence, MO. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Maben's areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, anemia, and anxiety. She is affiliated with Menorah Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maben accepts. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Maben trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Bone Density Test, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Louis Anthony Orlando, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
19550 E 39th Street; Suite 335
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Louis Orlando's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Orlando include diabetes, emphysema, and depression. On average, patients gave Dr. Orlando a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Orlando takes. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at the University of Missouri Health System, St. Luke's Hospital, and Truman Medical Centers. He speaks Telugu. Dr. Orlando is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Immunization, Osteoporosis, Ultrasound, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Vinod N Velakaturi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
19550 East 39th Street; Suite 335
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Vinod Velakaturi sees patients in Independence, MO. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Velakaturi average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Osteoporosis, Ultrasound, Bone Density Test, Allergies, Holter ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles R Whetstone, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
725 North West State Route 7; Suite B
Blue Springs, MO
 

Dr. Charles Whetstone's medical specialty is family medicine and emergency medicine. He studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Whetstone an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Depression, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Ear Infection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank Donaldson Lewis, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
100 Nw Mock Avenue; Suite 100
Blue Springs, MO
 

Dr. Frank Lewis' medical specialty is general internal medicine. He studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Lewis is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Osteoporosis, Ultrasound, Bone Density Test, Allergies, Holter ... (Read more)

Dr. Ibrahim A Mourad, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
19550 East 39th Street; Suite 400 B
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Ibrahim Mourad is a physician who specializes in adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Mourad takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He is affiliated with Carondelet Health and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Osteoporosis, Ultrasound, Bone Density Test, Allergies, Holter ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohd Iqbal Boda, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
3490 Northeast Ralph Powell Road; Suite B
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Mohd Boda practices adult hospital medicine. His clinical interests include ear pain, celiac disease, and ankle sprain. Dr. Boda's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Boda accepts. He attended medical school at Government Medical College, Srinagar. Dr. Boda's hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, chronic depression

All Interests: Breast Pain, Depression, Ear Pain, Ankle Sprain, Eczema, Dizziness, Immunization, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mahesh Dutt Chandra, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4911 South Arrowhead Drive; Suite 200
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Mahesh Chandra's specialty is general internal medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chandra is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Chandra (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Osteoporosis, Ultrasound, Bone Density Test, Allergies, Holter ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce D Scully, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
725 North West State Route 7; Suite A
Blue Springs, MO
 

Dr. Bruce Scully's area of specialization is family medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Scully's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, alcohol abuse, and chronic sinusitis. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He trained at Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County for his residency. Dr. Scully is affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason B Bergman, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
17421 Medical Center Parkway
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Jason Bergman's specialty is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bergman include thyroid problems, ear pain, and wellness visit. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bergman accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Cox Family Medicine Residency, Dr. Bergman attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Bergman is affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Ear Pain, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Dizziness, Immunization, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce R Williams, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
725 North West State Route 7; Suite A
Blue Springs, MO
 

Dr. Bruce Williams sees patients in Blue Springs, MO. His medical specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include diabetes, chronic sinusitis, and emphysema. Dr. Williams is affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Williams is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Colposcopy, Depression, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Ear Infection, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
Engelbrecht Psychological Svcs; 1201-d North Ridge Drive
Blue Springs, MO
 

Dr. Deborah Engelbrecht specializes in psychology and practices in Blue Springs, MO. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Engelbrecht is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cynthia K Hill, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
3720 S Arrowhead Avenue; Suite 205
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Cynthia Hill practices psychology in Independence, MO. Dr. Hill's clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and gestalt therapy. The average patient rating for Dr. Hill is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Education, Cognitive-Behavioral ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
1080 Nw South Outer Road; Suite 202
Blue Springs, MO
 

Mr. Lawrence O'Renick is a counselor. His clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Mr. O'Renick is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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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.