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We found 7 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept TRICARE near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Jennifer Baudat Diamond, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 400 Mob3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Jennifer Diamond is a Sugar Land, TX physician who specializes in family medicine and sleep medicine. Her clinical interests include thyroid problems, depression, and adolescent issues. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Diamond takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at St. Joseph's Hospital, Dr. Diamond attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Dr. Vandana Khera, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Vandana Khera works as an internist in Sugar Land, TX. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Khera include diabetes, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and thyroid problems. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Khera studied medicine at Government Medical College, Patiala. She trained at Roger Williams Medical Center for residency. She offers interpreting services for her patients. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Mona Niraj Sheth, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 400 Mob3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mona Sheth practices family medicine in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Sheth's clinical interests include warts, thyroid problems, and depression. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Sheth is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Ajit Dwivedi, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
8901 Boone Road
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ajit Dwivedi sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Dwivedi include diabetes, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. Dr. Dwivedi welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Yana Finkelshteyn, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 400 Mob3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Yana Finkelshteyn sees patients in Sugar Land, TX. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Finkelshteyn studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), contact dermatitis, and depression. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Finkelshteyn is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Melida Yudit Tellez, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1111 Highway; 6 Ste 100
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Melida Tellez sees patients in Sugar Land, TX. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tellez's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, warts, and depression. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Tellez is open to new patients. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Dr. Deepshikha D Sharda, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Deepshikha Sharda is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Dr. Sharda's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), contact dermatitis, and thyroid problems. Dr. Sharda is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Sharda graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Sharda is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sharda is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sharda's office for an appointment.

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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.