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We found 11 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Health Net near West Orange, NJ.

Dr. John M Simonetti, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
75 E. Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. John Simonetti is a general gynecologist. Before completing his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Dr. Simonetti attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His areas of expertise include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Patient reviews placed Dr. Simonetti at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Simonetti is professionally affiliated with Summit Medical Group, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

All Interests: Pelvic Ultrasound, Postpartum Issues, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen E Crane, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
375 Mount Pleasant Avenue
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Crane's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Crane's hospital/clinic affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he completed his residency training at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. Dr. Crane has received the following distinction: Montclair Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

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Dr. Neil J Russo, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
375 Mount Pleasant Avenue; Suite 202
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Neil Russo specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Russo include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. He is affiliated with Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Russo studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Russo's medical residency was performed at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

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Dr. Tammy J Hamilton, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
375 Mount Pleasant Avenue; Suite 202
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Tammy Hamilton's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Hamilton's clinical interests include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. She is professionally affiliated with Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She trained at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Hamilton is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hamilton is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna. Dr. Hamilton's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

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Dr. Christopher R Seymour, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
75 E. Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Seymour specializes in general gynecology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Seymour at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Seymour include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at New York Downtown Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. He is affiliated with Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Seymour's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , postpartum depression

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Specializes in Family Therapy
330 Changebridge Road
Montville, NJ
 

Ms. Amisha Desai specializes in family therapy. Her clinical interests include anger management, depression, and life transitions. Ms. Desai honors several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Health Net, and Cigna. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Life Transitions, Domestic Abuse, Parenting Issues, Couples Therapy, Anger Management, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
68 N Mitchell Avenue
Livingston, NJ
 

Mr. Seymour Klein's specialties are family therapy and social work. Mr. Klein's areas of expertise include the following: geriatric consultation, depression, and life transitions. He honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Individual Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
100 Valley Road; Suite 12
Montclair, NJ
 

Ms. Sharon Evancio's specialty is counseling. These areas are among her clinical interests: alcohol abuse, depression, and behavior therapy. Ms. Evancio honors Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Phobias, Employee Assistance Programs, Psychotherapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
212 Short Hills Avenue
Springfield, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Schwartz specializes in psychology and practices in Linwood, NJ and Springfield, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, sexuality, and life transitions. Dr. Schwartz is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sexuality, Life Transitions, Stress Management, Anxiety, Couples Therapy, Sex Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Simon Bud Feder, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
37 Brunswick Road
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. S. Feder's specialty is psychology. His areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. Dr. Feder honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. In addition to English, he speaks German. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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Specializes in Social Work
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ
 

Ms. Marie Salwen's area of specialization is social work. Her clinical interests include depression, sexuality, and life transitions. She accepts Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Psychoanalytic Therapy, Personality Disorders, Individual Therapy, Behavior Problems, ... (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.