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We found 15 providers with an interest in mood disorders near League City, TX.

Dr. Mohsin Qayyum, MD
Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
341 East Parkwood Avenue
Friendswood, TX
 

Dr. Mohsin Qayyum's area of specialization is geriatric psychiatry. His areas of expertise include depression, pain management, and anxiety. Dr. Qayyum is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at Dow Medical College. Dr. Qayyum's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Schizophrenia, Pain Management, Anxiety

Dr. Mohamed Safwat Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
330 E. Medical Center Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed is a pediatric psychiatry specialist in Baytown, TX and Webster, TX. Dr. Ahmed's average rating from his patients is 1.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, adolescent issues, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Ahmed takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He is a graduate of Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Sleep Apnea, Attention ... (Read more)

Dr. Jun Yin, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
17150 El Camino Real
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jun Yin is a physician who specializes in pediatric psychiatry. She speaks Mandarin. She attended medical school at Tian Jin Medical University.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Attention Deficit Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Lynn Bissett, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
216 N. Michigan Ave. 216 Michigan
League City, TX
 

Dr. Jennifer Bissett's specialty is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Bissett is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Men's Health Issues, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Allen Hooker, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
17030 Highway 3
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Mark Hooker's medical specialty is family medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hooker include diabetes, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and a graduate of Memorial Hermann's residency program. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Nutrition Issues, Allergies, Hypertension, Weight ... (Read more)

Dr. Sasikala Chittimireddy, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2060 Space Park Drive; Suite 412
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sasikala Chittimireddy specializes in general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, pap test, and depression. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Chittimireddy honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Seton Hall University for her residency. Dr. Chittimireddy is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Arthritis, High Cholesterol, Headache, Pap Test, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Amanda Kaye Norris, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1560 W Bay Area Boulevard; Suite 270
Friendswood, TX
 

Dr. Amanda Norris specializes in psychology and practices in Houston, TX and Friendswood, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Norris include adoption issues, depression, and behavior therapy. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Norris takes. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

Dr. Jacquelyn Monique Strait, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
216 N Michigan Avenue
League City, TX
 

Dr. Jacquelyn Strait practices psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Strait include anger management, depression, and life coaching. Dr. Strait takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna Connect.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Anger Management, Life Coaching, LGBT Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
1560 Live Oak Street; Suite B
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Lesli Zinn works as a psychologist. Her areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. Dr. Zinn's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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

Delee Darcy, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
17045 El Camino Real; Suite 211
Houston, TX
 

Ms. Delee D'arcy practices family therapy and counseling in Baytown, TX and Houston, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: person-centered therapy, caregiver issues, and adjustment disorders. Ms. D'arcy is in-network for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Infidelity Issues, Separation, Feminist Therapy, Premarital Therapy, Relationships and Dating ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
350 N Texas Avenue; Suite B
Webster, TX
 

Ms. Patricia Hesketh specializes in counseling and practices in Webster, TX. Areas of expertise for Ms. Hesketh include terminal illness, depression, and aging.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Couples Therapy, Grief, Mental Health Issues, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness, Aging, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
3526 E Fm 528 Road; Suite 208
Friendswood, TX
 

Ms. Kristi Ottis practices counseling. Clinical interests for Ms. Ottis include terminal illness, depression, and family therapy services. Ms. Ottis honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Grief, Couples Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness, Family Therapy Services, Mental ... (Read more)

Jenny L Deitz, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy
15914 Buccaneer Lane
Houston, TX
 

Ms. Jenny Deitz is a family therapist in Houston, TX. Ms. Deitz's areas of expertise include crisis intervention, behavior therapy, and christian counseling.

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Relevant Interests: , mood disorders

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavior Therapy, Christian Counseling, Narrative Therapy, Infidelity Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
2211 Rockhaven Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Vincent Newman practices counseling. Clinical interests for Dr. Newman include terminal illness, depression, and career counseling. Dr. Newman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
17555 El Camino Real
Houston, TX
 

Ms. Leah McCoy practices family therapy and counseling in Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Ms. McCoy include terminal illness, depression, and career counseling. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Family Therapy Services, Grief, Couples Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Terminal Illness, Career ... (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.