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Gaston Molina

Clinical Psychologist & Therapist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
12+ years: Experience
400+ Happy Clients
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
Julieta Carrasco

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English
19+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • Business Coach
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Life Coach
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
José Luis Tavela

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
16+ years: Experience
150+ Happy Clients
  • ABA Therapy
  • ACT Practitioner
  • Business Coach
  • CBT Practitioner
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Compassionate Therapy
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • DBT Practitioner
  • Expressive Art Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Enas Mashal

Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
21+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Chryssa Charizani

Counselling Psychologist & And Life Coach

speaks:
  • English
  • Greek
6+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Life Coach
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychoanalysis
Denisse Revés

Psychologist

speaks:
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
13+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • CBT Practitioner
  • Child Psychology
  • NLP Practitioner
Fawad Shah

ACT Practitioner & CBT Practitioner

speaks:
  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
13+ years: Experience
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Family Constellation Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Solution-oriented Brief Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Thomas Theodosiou

Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Therapist

speaks:
  • Greek
  • English
12+ years: Experience
200+ Happy Clients
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychological Assessments
Anna Paralousi

Psychologist & Integrative Psychotherapist

speaks:
  • Greek
  • English
11+ years: Experience
300+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Family Constellation Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
Daniela Nemirovsky

Clinical Therapist

speaks:
  • Spanish
  • English
12+ years: Experience
300+ Happy Clients
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy

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Mood disorder is a widely popular behavioral instability and it can be cured by using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). If you’re having irregular mood swings and behavioral disorder then you need to make an appointment with mental health professional. Consistent therapy sessions will disable your triggers and make your life easier.

Mood disorder is a major symptom that directly affect your mood. It will make difficult for you to get a better sleep, you’re having eating disorders and your energy level will drastically getting down. While, depression make you sad for major part of a day and especially at night when you’re alone. Depression is a major mental illness while mood disorder can be treated as an unstable behavior pattern.

Mood disorder is a symptom of major mental illness that directly affect the way you feel and think about your own self or others. Three are many different types of mood disorders that are depression, bipolar disorder and dysthymic disorders.

Fitcy psychologist can diagnosed your mood disorder because it’s a major symptom of series medical illness. It can be diagnosed by going through a complete medical history and psychteric evaluation.

What is a Mood Disorder?

A mood disorder is a mental health condition that causes people to experience changes in mood that interfere with their normal routine. People suffering from mood disorders experience extreme moods for a long period. Mood disorders might cause people to be elated one moment but then go into bouts of sadness. These disorders have an impact on one’s behavior, lifestyle, and routine activities. As per Gulf News, over 4% of the UAE population suffers from depression, so mood disorders affect a considerable number of people.

What are the Different Types of Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are of different types. These include:

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, as the name also suggests, is a condition in which a person experiences two extremes of emotions. People with this condition become manically happy and excited at one moment, and sad, depressed, and down the other.

There are further subcategories of the disorder. Bipolar mood disorder types include:

Depression is remarked by feelings of intense sadness and blues that persist for longer periods. Symptoms of depression include:

There are different types of depression. These include:

Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder is a condition that affects children and teenagers. It causes children to become depressed and irritable without any provocation. Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder in children includes anger and explosive mood as salient features.

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

PDD is a type of mood disorder that affects women due to hormonal changes because of the menstrual cycle. It causes women to experience severe symptoms of PMS that include mood swings, depression, anger, insomnia, and irritability.

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is not specifically a type of mood disorder. A person suffering from this disorder experiences symptoms of schizophrenia with a mood disorder.

The symptoms of schizoaffective disorder include:

There are different types of schizoaffective disorder. These include:

Substance induced mood disorder is caused on account of the use of certain medicines, exposure to toxins, use, and abuse of drugs and alcoholism. It causes the symptoms of depression and low mood for prolonged periods. Some might turn to substances to improve their mood then.

Mixed Mood Swings Disorder

People with mixed mood swings disorder experience manic and depressive symptoms. They feel dissonance between their mind and body; the former is slow, and the latter is more active.

Personality Disorder

Another disorder that affects mood is personality disorder. The mood swings associated with personality disorder are the most salient feature; the fluctuations in mood are intense in reaction and last for a longer time.

The symptoms of personality disorder include:

What Are The Symptoms of a Mood Disorder?

Mood disorder symptoms are contingent on the type of mood disorders. However, there are some general characteristics of mood disorder. Moreover, the symptoms in people with mood disorders are more intense.

The signs of mood disorder can be divided into two groups: depression and hyperactivity and manic symptoms.

Depressive symptoms:

How is a Mood Disorder Diagnosed?

If you think you might have a mood disorder, you should consult a mental health expert for a proper diagnosis. You can find specialists via Fitcy Health and conveniently book an appointment online with an expert whose credentials are most appealing to you.

What is a Mood Disorder Treated?

Mood disorder treatment is something that your doctor will decide for you, as it is dependent on the type of mood disorder. You may consult experts at Fitcy Health or visit mood disorder treatment centers.

Commonly used treatment options include:

Medication

Some people might require medication for their mood disorder recovery. Antidepressants are often used, as they help with depressive symptoms, and aid in managing bipolar disorder as well.

Furthermore, for bipolar, people might also be prescribed anticonvulsants and mood-stabilizing medication for treatment.

Light therapy

Light therapy helps in improving depression and blues. It is often used for people who suffer from seasonal depression.

Family Therapy

Family therapy is aimed at collective healing. It is a system that allows the family to resolve their issues, address mental health concerns, and provide a safe environment for all. The basic premise lies in the fact that your childhood experiences play a role in your well-being. It may also be used for teen mood disorder management.

CBT (Cognitive behavioral therapy)

CBT is a type of talk therapy that helps in understanding behaviors and thinking patterns. It also aids in the management of emotional concerns.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behavioral therapy is a type of CBT used for people with intense emotions. It thus is considered for mood disorder counseling.

ECT

Electroconvulsive therapy involves passing a current through the brain to help remedy the imbalances that lead to mood problems, especially depression and bipolar disorder. Since it is a more aggressive form of treatment, it is resorted to when other treatment options are not effective.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

TMS is aimed at improving the symptoms of depression. It also involves the use of electric current.

How to Prevent a Mood Disorder?

Currently, there are no interventions that can prevent mood disorders. However, early diagnosis and treatment help in better management of the disease.

So, if you are experiencing symptoms of a mood disorder, consult an expert at Fitcy Health. Not only is booking an appointment easy, but you can also avail of help remotely, so it is extremely convenient. Messaging dashboard allows you to reach out to your healthcare provider with ease.

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