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

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Psychiatry
1201 Creekway Drive; Suite C
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Ashok Jain's specialties are pain medicine and psychiatry. His clinical interests include administrative medicine, depression, and adolescent issues. Dr. Jain is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Jain takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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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 works as a pain doctor, neurophysiologist, and neurologist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yuan include depression, myasthenia gravis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. 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 graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Yuan trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Yuan is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 works as an internist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include knee problems, thyroid problems, and depression. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for residency.

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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 is a physician who specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Brown is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, depression, and adolescent issues. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, United Healthcare Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Brown is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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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)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Cynthia Rios' area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rios include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), depression, and adolescent issues. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rios accepts. Before completing her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Dr. Rios attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Rios is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine
15200 Southwest Freeway; Suite 301
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sathyadevi Sista is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Dr. Sista (or staff) speaks Hindi. These areas are among her clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), depression, and adolescent issues. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She studied medicine at Guntur Medical College. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Sista has an open panel.

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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 is a counselor. In her practice, Ms. Pulsipher focuses on depression, anxiety, and trauma. Ms. Pulsipher honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and domestic abuse. Dr. Weir accepts 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 practices counseling. Ms. Day's clinical interests include terminal illness, depression, and aging. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Compass, and Aetna HSA.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Grief, ... (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.