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Specializes in Psychology
14021 N 51st Avenue; #118
Glendale, AZ
 

Dr. Mark Treegoob is a psychologist in Glendale, AZ and Tempe, AZ. His areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and narrative therapy. Patients gave Dr. Treegoob an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Ceridian, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Treegoob is affiliated with Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, major depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, ... (Read more)

Dr. Diana Milner, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
10220 N 31st Avenue; Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Diana Milner is a psychologist and counselor in Phoenix, AZ. Her areas of expertise include depression, gay and lesbian issues, and gender dysphoria. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Milner speaks Spanish. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Psychotherapy ... (Read more)

Specializes in Social Work
4414 N 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
 

Ms. Sarah Hanchett is a social worker in Phoenix, AZ. She is especially interested in depression, sexual trauma, and grief. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Hanchett takes.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sexual Trauma, Grief

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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.
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