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We found 8 providers with an interest in mood disorders near Danville, PA.

Dr. Susan Leigh Paolucci, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Susan Paolucci practices psychiatry in Danville, PA and Bloomsburg, PA. She attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Wilford Hall Medical Center for residency. Dr. Paolucci takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Psychopharmacology, Consultation, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. Santoshkumar Siddalingaiah Mathapati, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
627 Bloom Street
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Santoshkumar Mathapati specializes in pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Mathapati accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended B.L.D.E.A's Shri BM Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Dr. Mathapati (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Marathi, Kannada, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Heather Vanart Van Artsdalen Hoover, PhD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Child Psychology
100 N Academy Avenue; Mc 13-35 Psychiatry Department
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Heather Hoover practices cognitive-behavioral therapy, pediatric neuropsychology, and child psychology in Danville, PA, Lock Haven, PA, and Lewisburg, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hoover include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and autism. Dr. Hoover is professionally affiliated with Geisinger. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Dyslexia, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work, Psychotherapy
58 Overlook Drive
Danville, PA
 

Mr. Richard Whitmire's specialties are social work and psychotherapy. He practices in Bloomsburg, PA and Danville, PA. Areas of expertise for Mr. Whitmire include imago relationship therapy, substance abuse, and depression. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Mr. Whitmire's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Individual ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley J Wilson, PhD
Specializes in Neuropsychology, Sleep Medicine
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Bradley Wilson practices neuropsychology and sleep medicine in Danville, PA and Bloomsburg, PA. His areas of clinical interest consist of neuropsychological testing and rehabilitation. He is affiliated with Geisinger. Dr. Wilson honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Neuropsychological Testing, Brain Injury, Rehabilitation

Dr. John Leslie Gerdes, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Sleep Medicine
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. John Gerdes' specialties are psychology and sleep medicine. He practices in Danville, PA, Scranton, PA, and Wilkes Barre, PA. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gerdes is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Obesity, Brief Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorders

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Specializes in Counseling
906 Bloom Street
Danville, PA
 

Mr. Michael Carr is a counselor in Danville, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: terminal illness, depression, and career counseling. Mr. Carr is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Couples Therapy, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Career Counseling, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
100n Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Mr. Edward Madalis practices counseling in Danville, PA. He has a special interest in terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Couples Therapy, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Terminal Illness, Family Therapy Services

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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.