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We found 9 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Aetna Bronze near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Ashok Jain, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Psychiatry
1201 Creekway Drive; Suite C
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Ashok Jain is a pain doctor and psychiatrist. Clinical interests for Dr. Jain include administrative medicine, depression, and adolescent issues. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Jain is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jain accepts. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Dysfunction, Administrative Medicine, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mike Nanyong Yuan, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Neurophysiology, Neurology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mike Yuan sees patients in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialties are pain medicine, neurophysiology, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His clinical interests include depression, myasthenia gravis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Yuan is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He attended the University of Ghana Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Yuan is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Hypertension, Lower Back Pain, Facial ... (Read more)

Dr. Bhagwat Purushottam Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1250 Creekwood Drive; Suite 100
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Bhagwat Patel's specialty is general internal medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include knee problems, thyroid problems, and depression. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel honors. He obtained his medical school training at Ross University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Patel's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Incontinence, Neck Pain, Erectile Dysfunction, Shoulder Problems, Sickle ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick Anthony Brown, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Frederick Brown's specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Brown is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Brown's clinical interests: warts, depression, and adolescent issues. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Brown accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, United Healthcare Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, mood disorders, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Depression, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Sports Health, Bone Spurs, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cynthia Izeth Rios, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Cynthia Rios is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), depression, and adolescent issues. Dr. Rios is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. She attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Substance Abuse, Cervical Dysplasia, Sexual Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sathyadevi R Sista, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
15200 Southwest Freeway; Suite 301
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sathyadevi Sista's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Sista (or staff) speaks Hindi. Her areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), depression, and adolescent issues. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She attended medical school at Guntur Medical College. Dr. Sista is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Incontinence, Bursitis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

Dianne Pulsipher
Specializes in Counseling
13333 Southwest Freeway; Suite 230
Sugar Land, TX
 

Ms. Dianne Pulsipher's area of specialization is counseling. She is especially interested in depression, anxiety, and trauma. Ms. Pulsipher is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna HSA, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma

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Specializes in Counseling
9894 Bissonnet Street; Suite 640
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Effie Weir practices counseling in Houston, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and domestic abuse. She honors Aetna EPO, Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Domestic Abuse, Grief, Obesity, Coaching, Holistic Approaches, Codependency, Eating ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
10701 Corporate Drive; Suite 205
Stafford, TX
 

Ms. Robin Day specializes in counseling and practices in Stafford, TX. Ms. Day's clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and aging. Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Compass, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Day honors.

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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.