Bih Tambi
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32216
I am a board certified psychiatrist who has over 10 years of experience helping people navigate through difficult situations in life. Pregnancy and Postpartum issues, Parenting difficulties, Depression, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar, Psychosis, Trauma, Grief and loss, addiction and many more.
Mood Disorders
(904) 886-0361
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Jacksonville, FL 32216
Mood Disorders
I am a board certified psychiatrist who has over 10 years of experience helping people navigate through difficult situations in life. Pregnancy and Postpartum issues, Parenting difficulties, Depression, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar, Psychosis, Trauma, Grief and loss, addiction and many more.
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Alina M Galliano-Pardo
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA, FASAM Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Originally from San Juan, PR, Alina M. Galliano-Pardo, M.D. completed her medical school and residency training at University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Galliano-Pardo has been practicing psychiatry for over fifteen years and has diagnosed and treated thousands of patients. She is a Fellow in both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. She is one of few private practice psychiatrists on Florida’s First Coast who is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and is the only female.
Mood Disorders
(904) 900-2671
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Mood Disorders
Originally from San Juan, PR, Alina M. Galliano-Pardo, M.D. completed her medical school and residency training at University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Galliano-Pardo has been practicing psychiatry for over fifteen years and has diagnosed and treated thousands of patients. She is a Fellow in both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. She is one of few private practice psychiatrists on Florida’s First Coast who is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and is the only female.
Berger Psychiatric Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP, DNP, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Receive treatment in your own home through our online psychiatric services. We offer services in multiple states for children and adults. Controlled substances are not provided. Berger Psychiatric Services also offers primary care (medical) services to clients in Florida by our Family Nurse Practitioner, Elise Sterritt. Please see our website for further information.
Mood Disorders
(878) 205-8667
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Jacksonville, FL 32207
Mood Disorders
Receive treatment in your own home through our online psychiatric services. We offer services in multiple states for children and adults. Controlled substances are not provided. Berger Psychiatric Services also offers primary care (medical) services to clients in Florida by our Family Nurse Practitioner, Elise Sterritt. Please see our website for further information.
Telepsychiatric Bridge Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, ARNP, PHMNPBC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32256
BE SEEN THIS WEEK. VERY AFFORDABLE RATES. Exceptional reviews, check me out on Google. Come to our office to be seen and meet our therapy dogs. Want to receive mental health treatment and medication management from the comfort and convenience of your own home or office? I see patients in office or over a HIPAA compliant telepsychiatry service, providing psychiatric evaluations and medication management. You need fast internet a PC or Mac with a webcam and Google Chrome. In a pinch a smartphone with WIFI will work. I e-prescribe to the pharmacy of your choice.
Mood Disorders
(904) 601-1557
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Mood Disorders
BE SEEN THIS WEEK. VERY AFFORDABLE RATES. Exceptional reviews, check me out on Google. Come to our office to be seen and meet our therapy dogs. Want to receive mental health treatment and medication management from the comfort and convenience of your own home or office? I see patients in office or over a HIPAA compliant telepsychiatry service, providing psychiatric evaluations and medication management. You need fast internet a PC or Mac with a webcam and Google Chrome. In a pinch a smartphone with WIFI will work. I e-prescribe to the pharmacy of your choice.
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Anjali Pathak
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Dr. Pathak is currently a Psychiatrist with Comprehensive MedPsych Systems, an outpatient practice where she evaluates and treats children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Pathak earned her medical degree at Shivaji University in India. She went on to complete her Residency in Pathology at Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College, India. She completed Residency in General Psychiatry at Wayne State University, Michigan and Mount Sinai Services, Elmhurst, New York as well as a Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Services, Elmhurst, New York. She received her board certification in General & Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.
Mood Disorders
(904) 720-4549
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Jacksonville, FL 32207
Mood Disorders
Dr. Pathak is currently a Psychiatrist with Comprehensive MedPsych Systems, an outpatient practice where she evaluates and treats children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Pathak earned her medical degree at Shivaji University in India. She went on to complete her Residency in Pathology at Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College, India. She completed Residency in General Psychiatry at Wayne State University, Michigan and Mount Sinai Services, Elmhurst, New York as well as a Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Services, Elmhurst, New York. She received her board certification in General & Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.
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Amy McLaughlin
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32205
New patient appointments available! I am a psychiatric nurse practitioner offering appointments for mental health medication management in a relaxed and discreet outpatient setting. In addition, I offer virtual appointments for those who do not wish to come into an office.
Mood Disorders
(904) 567-0907
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Mood Disorders
New patient appointments available! I am a psychiatric nurse practitioner offering appointments for mental health medication management in a relaxed and discreet outpatient setting. In addition, I offer virtual appointments for those who do not wish to come into an office.
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Care Clinic
Psychiatrist, DO, MS, DABPN Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32099
At the CARE Clinic, we provide our patients with up-to-date, evidenced based practices along with some of the most experienced and dedicated healthcare professionals in the field. Our mission has been to provide quality care in a safe environment - earning us a reputation as the clinic most often recommended by family members and colleagues alike. From Addiction Medicine to Brain Health and Wellness, our personalized services allow us to cater to your individual needs. We truly believe that recovery can be a reality for everyone.
Mood Disorders
(321) 392-6887
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32099
Mood Disorders
At the CARE Clinic, we provide our patients with up-to-date, evidenced based practices along with some of the most experienced and dedicated healthcare professionals in the field. Our mission has been to provide quality care in a safe environment - earning us a reputation as the clinic most often recommended by family members and colleagues alike. From Addiction Medicine to Brain Health and Wellness, our personalized services allow us to cater to your individual needs. We truly believe that recovery can be a reality for everyone.
Sivanta Paul
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Dr. Paul is a psychiatrist who provides psychiatric assessment and medication management to children, adolescents, adults. He is a part of the Comprehensive MedPsych Systems (CMPS) team, a private interdisciplinary behavioral health practice that offers a broad range individualized and empirically-based psychiatric, evaluation, and therapeutic services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. I OFFER SERVICES IN OUR JACKSONVILLE OFFICE.
Mood Disorders
(904) 720-4501
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Jacksonville, FL 32207
Mood Disorders
Dr. Paul is a psychiatrist who provides psychiatric assessment and medication management to children, adolescents, adults. He is a part of the Comprehensive MedPsych Systems (CMPS) team, a private interdisciplinary behavioral health practice that offers a broad range individualized and empirically-based psychiatric, evaluation, and therapeutic services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. I OFFER SERVICES IN OUR JACKSONVILLE OFFICE.
Apraku Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment recommendations for anxiety, depression, OCD and bipolar disorder. Dr. Apraku also gives guidance for mental health concerns related to life transitions, mood swings, anger and traumatic events. As a holistic provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education and referral to a trusted therapist where appropriate.
Mood Disorders
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Jacksonville, FL 32202
Mood Disorders
Dr. Apraku is welcoming new patients for video appointments. As a Board-certified M.D. psychiatrist, she specializes in providing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and treatment recommendations for anxiety, depression, OCD and bipolar disorder. Dr. Apraku also gives guidance for mental health concerns related to life transitions, mood swings, anger and traumatic events. As a holistic provider, her focus is on medication management (including for patients wishing to decrease reliance on medication) in combination with extensive psycho-education and referral to a trusted therapist where appropriate.
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Blissed Psychiatry LLC
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32216
work with child-adolescents, young adults and women upto age 50 to evaluate-treat for anxiety, depression, ADHD (nontstimulant) ,autism, sleep issues, gender dysphoria, premenstrual and mood issues related to reproductive years in female. Work with children and parents regarding addressing school issues, parenting style, addressing adjustment issues related to life. Personal interest in working with chronic medical illness like type 1 diabetes, cystic fibrosis, genetic dx and affecting their mood. Provide comprehensive psychiatric consultation and if appropriate provide treatment follow up.
Mood Disorders
(904) 747-6225
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Jacksonville, FL 32216
Mood Disorders
work with child-adolescents, young adults and women upto age 50 to evaluate-treat for anxiety, depression, ADHD (nontstimulant) ,autism, sleep issues, gender dysphoria, premenstrual and mood issues related to reproductive years in female. Work with children and parents regarding addressing school issues, parenting style, addressing adjustment issues related to life. Personal interest in working with chronic medical illness like type 1 diabetes, cystic fibrosis, genetic dx and affecting their mood. Provide comprehensive psychiatric consultation and if appropriate provide treatment follow up.
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Psyxn, PLLC Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, DO Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Welcome! If you’re reading this, Psyxn wants you to know we see all of the hard work you’re doing - on the outside and especially the inside. Dr Wilkerson is a general psychiatrist for adults both male and female and does proficient treatment with both; depression, mood, and anxiety. She has special interest in stages of female maturity. For women in childbearing years of having kids, trying, or neither, have needs others are depending on you for, the Anxiety Scary/Intrusive thoughts, Low mood, Irritability, Insomnia, Panic, do happen. There are good options that specifically keep the health of you and your family at the forefront.
Mood Disorders
(904) 657-5504
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Mood Disorders
Welcome! If you’re reading this, Psyxn wants you to know we see all of the hard work you’re doing - on the outside and especially the inside. Dr Wilkerson is a general psychiatrist for adults both male and female and does proficient treatment with both; depression, mood, and anxiety. She has special interest in stages of female maturity. For women in childbearing years of having kids, trying, or neither, have needs others are depending on you for, the Anxiety Scary/Intrusive thoughts, Low mood, Irritability, Insomnia, Panic, do happen. There are good options that specifically keep the health of you and your family at the forefront.
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Enhance Psych
Psychiatrist, MD, MPH Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32207
If you or your child is not living your best, joyful life due to any of the following, Dr. Raj Loungani at Enhance Psych can work with you to maximize your performance, happiness, and quality of life: difficulty focusing or completing important tasks; being too hyper/fidgety “as if driven by a motor;” impulsivity leads to trouble; worrying through the day/night or having times of panic from specific fears or past traumatic experiences; feeling depressed or irritable with mood swings; poor self-esteem or body image; difficulties with sleeping, eating, or energy level; want better relationships, understanding self, or meaning in life.
Mood Disorders
(904) 834-9100
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Jacksonville, FL 32207
Mood Disorders
If you or your child is not living your best, joyful life due to any of the following, Dr. Raj Loungani at Enhance Psych can work with you to maximize your performance, happiness, and quality of life: difficulty focusing or completing important tasks; being too hyper/fidgety “as if driven by a motor;” impulsivity leads to trouble; worrying through the day/night or having times of panic from specific fears or past traumatic experiences; feeling depressed or irritable with mood swings; poor self-esteem or body image; difficulties with sleeping, eating, or energy level; want better relationships, understanding self, or meaning in life.
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Adrian Blotner
Psychiatrist, MD, FAPA Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Dr. Blotner is board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA). He is also board certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Blotner specializes in the management of mood, anxiety, sleep & chronic pain disorders, with non-addictive medication, physical therapy & stress management / lifestyle adjustment. Dr. Blotner is a part of the Comprehensive MedPsych Systems (CMPS) team. I OFFER SERVICES IN OUR JACKSONVILLE, FL OFFICE.
Mood Disorders
(904) 720-4449
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Jacksonville, FL 32207
Mood Disorders
Dr. Blotner is board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA). He is also board certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Blotner specializes in the management of mood, anxiety, sleep & chronic pain disorders, with non-addictive medication, physical therapy & stress management / lifestyle adjustment. Dr. Blotner is a part of the Comprehensive MedPsych Systems (CMPS) team. I OFFER SERVICES IN OUR JACKSONVILLE, FL OFFICE.
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Jonathan Carvajal, MD
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32223
The focus of care in my practice is flexible and individualized to the patient. Based in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra, St Augustine, Fleming Island, Orange Park area, Florida.
Mood Disorders
(904) 204-3512
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Jacksonville, FL 32223
Mood Disorders
The focus of care in my practice is flexible and individualized to the patient. Based in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra, St Augustine, Fleming Island, Orange Park area, Florida.
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Sabrina Caceres
Psychiatrist, DO, MS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32246
Serving the psychiatric needs of children, adolescents and adults in St. Augustine and surrounding areas. Dr. Caceres provides comprehensive treatment specializing in ADHD, Anxiety and Depression and a variety of psychiatric diagnosis. Her method is to utilize evidence based medicine tailored to you as an individual. The need for medications or other services is assessed through a detailed medical, psychiatric and social evaluation. Evaluation is then followed by a collaborative discussion of treatment options.
Mood Disorders
(904) 495-7252
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32246
Mood Disorders
Serving the psychiatric needs of children, adolescents and adults in St. Augustine and surrounding areas. Dr. Caceres provides comprehensive treatment specializing in ADHD, Anxiety and Depression and a variety of psychiatric diagnosis. Her method is to utilize evidence based medicine tailored to you as an individual. The need for medications or other services is assessed through a detailed medical, psychiatric and social evaluation. Evaluation is then followed by a collaborative discussion of treatment options.
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Chadd Eaglin
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Dr. Eaglin is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry. He completed medical school at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, and residency training through the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Dr. Eaglin evaluates and treats children and adults, using evidence based methods. He provides medication management and psychotherapy services, focusing on improving psychiatric health and well-being. Dr Eaglin believes in using medications responsibly and only as necessary. Far too often patients are improperly diagnosed and prescribed excessive amounts of medication.
Mood Disorders
(904) 601-0983
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Mood Disorders
Dr. Eaglin is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry. He completed medical school at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, and residency training through the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Dr. Eaglin evaluates and treats children and adults, using evidence based methods. He provides medication management and psychotherapy services, focusing on improving psychiatric health and well-being. Dr Eaglin believes in using medications responsibly and only as necessary. Far too often patients are improperly diagnosed and prescribed excessive amounts of medication.
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House of Solari Mental Health Services, LLC.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNPBC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32099
I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner that takes pride in providing quality and compassionate care for persons with depression and anxiety. Services include psychiatric evaluations and medication management for ages 16+. Initial visits are 60mins and follow-up approximately 15-30 mins. Services provided per telepsych (computer/mobile device) only at this time. Supportive therapy provided. Cigna, Optum, and Self-pay at this time; other insurances pending. I AM CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE FOR PRECEPTORSHIP. See link for booking info. CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. HOURS: SEE WEBSITE
Mood Disorders
(813) 513-7865
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32099
Mood Disorders
I am a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner that takes pride in providing quality and compassionate care for persons with depression and anxiety. Services include psychiatric evaluations and medication management for ages 16+. Initial visits are 60mins and follow-up approximately 15-30 mins. Services provided per telepsych (computer/mobile device) only at this time. Supportive therapy provided. Cigna, Optum, and Self-pay at this time; other insurances pending. I AM CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE FOR PRECEPTORSHIP. See link for booking info. CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. HOURS: SEE WEBSITE
Saira Saqib
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Currently Tele-Medicine appointments with prompt appointments. Treatment for PTSD, Unipolar and Bipolar Depression, Schizophrenia, ADHD, Eating Disorders, OCD, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Bariatric Surgery Pre- Surgical Evaluations, Spinal Cord Stimulation Evaluation, Couples Therapy, Substance Abuse and much more. Online groups to come soon. Call 904-296-3113
Mood Disorders
(904) 490-6860
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Jacksonville, FL 32216
Mood Disorders
Currently Tele-Medicine appointments with prompt appointments. Treatment for PTSD, Unipolar and Bipolar Depression, Schizophrenia, ADHD, Eating Disorders, OCD, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Bariatric Surgery Pre- Surgical Evaluations, Spinal Cord Stimulation Evaluation, Couples Therapy, Substance Abuse and much more. Online groups to come soon. Call 904-296-3113
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Riaz Ahmed
Psychiatrist, MD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32218
We are a new psychiatric clinic committed to helping the St. Johns community. Located just out side Nocatee and twenty minutes from St. Augustine on Phillips Highway (US1). If you are looking for caring, compassionate and ethical psychiatrist who deals with counseling and medication management, we can provide the care you need on a schedule that fits yours--no need to miss work or school. Give us a call. 904-834-8042.
Mood Disorders
(904) 834-8042
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Office is near:
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Mood Disorders
We are a new psychiatric clinic committed to helping the St. Johns community. Located just out side Nocatee and twenty minutes from St. Augustine on Phillips Highway (US1). If you are looking for caring, compassionate and ethical psychiatrist who deals with counseling and medication management, we can provide the care you need on a schedule that fits yours--no need to miss work or school. Give us a call. 904-834-8042.
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Cecilia Langford
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP Verified
Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Hello, my name is Cecilia. I am an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) board certified as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). I have experience in various settings including Outpatient clinic/private practice, psychiatric inpatient and PHP-IOP. I treat all ages specializing in adolescents ages 12 to older adults. I believe and have seen how one’s mental health can impact our overall well-being (physical and mental). I strive to work with each individual to help you understand how many factors in one’s life can affect your health. Understanding these factors has on our health, helps how we respond to stress.
Mood Disorders
(904) 289-2238
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Jacksonville, FL 32218
Mood Disorders
Hello, my name is Cecilia. I am an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) board certified as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). I have experience in various settings including Outpatient clinic/private practice, psychiatric inpatient and PHP-IOP. I treat all ages specializing in adolescents ages 12 to older adults. I believe and have seen how one’s mental health can impact our overall well-being (physical and mental). I strive to work with each individual to help you understand how many factors in one’s life can affect your health. Understanding these factors has on our health, helps how we respond to stress.

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Mood Disorders (Seasonal Affective, Post-Partum) Psychiatrists
Mood Disorder is a clinical term given to a group of diagnoses in the DSM IV guide where an imbalance in someone's mood (e.g. hyper or depressed) is the main underlying feature of their condition. Mood Disorder may also be referred to as Mood Affective Disorder. Two types of mood disorders (or mood affective disorders) are broadly recognized; there are depressive disorders, such as major depressive disorder (MDD), clinical depression or major depression. And bipolar disorder (BD), which used to be known as manic depression and is characterized by periods of mania or hypomania, interlaced with depressive episodes.

Seasonal Affective Mood Disorder or Seasonal Mood Disorder (SAD) is generally included within the former type/group as it's not characterized by hyper or manic moods.

If you're looking for help with mood disorders in Jacksonville or for a Jacksonville mood disorder Psychiatrist these professionals provide help for mood disorders. They include mood disorder Psychiatrists in Jacksonville, mood disorder psychologists, mood disorder psychotherapists and mood disorder counselors. They can help with counseling for mood disorders in Jacksonville (mood disorder counseling) and Jacksonville treatment for mood disorders.

About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Jacksonville is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Jacksonville Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in Jacksonville has many sub specialties including pediatric psychiatry (so check for Jacksonville child psychiatrists or adolescent psychiatrists in Jacksonville). Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology (certain states license Psychopharmacologists), psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Jacksonville, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have a MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Jacksonville Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.