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We found 7 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Medicare near Stow, OH.

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Specializes in Psychology
511 Beryl Drive
Kent, OH
 

Dr. Ansel Woldt is a psychologist in Kent, OH. These areas are among Dr. Woldt's clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and education consultation. Anthem, Medical Mutual, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Woldt takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
33 North Avenue
Tallmadge, OH
 

Dr. Nancy Keogh specializes in psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Keogh accepts ValueOptions, Anthem, and Medical Mutual, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
4466 Darrow Road; Suite 4b
Stow, OH
 

Dr. Alfred Grzegorek's area of specialization is psychology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. Grzegorek's clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stress management. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Grief, Sleep Disorders, Coaching, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
4833 Darrow Road; Suite 101
Stow, OH
 

Dr. Richard Rynearson is a group therapist, family therapist, and cognitive therapist. Dr. Rynearson's areas of expertise include the following: emotional disturbance, depression, and biofeedback. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1260 Independence Avenue
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Elizabeth Salay's medical specialty is general internal medicine. She studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. Clinical interests for Dr. Salay include menopause, depression, and metabolic syndrome. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Salay is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Rosamond Elaine McIntyre, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
8916 Topaz Terrace
Streetsboro, OH
 

Ms. Rose McIntyre works as a social worker in Streetsboro, OH. Areas of expertise for Ms. McIntyre include child abuse, behavior therapy, and adoption issues. She is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Medical Mutual, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Annamarie D Dorazio-Skowronski
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
401 Devon Place; Uh Kent Health Center, Suite 215
Kent, OH
 

Ms. Annamarie D'orazio-Skowronski works as a family medicine physician and general pediatrician. In her practice, she is particularly interested in depression, preventive care, and women's health issues. She honors Medicare insurance. Ms. D'orazio-Skowronski is professionally affiliated with the University Hospitals (UH).

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All Interests: Depression, Women's Health Issues, Anxiety, Preventive Care

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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.