Depression

    Overview

    Depression is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. Treatment for chronic depression can be therapeutic, drug-based, or a combination of therapies with the goal or restoring a patient's mental and behavioral health.

    Our providers

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    Janet Albers, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Christine Albers, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    303 E. Bidwell Taylorville, IL 62568
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    Tracy Aldridge, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Cesar Arguelles, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Megan Ault, PMHNP-BC

    Family Medicine
    710 N. 8th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jordyn Bailey, LCPC

    Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Kathleen Bautista, LCSW

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Ethan Berg, DO

    Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Priyanka Bhandari, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Eric Black, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Careyana Brenham, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Karen Broquet, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Medicine Psychiatry
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1700 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Basar Cenik, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jenifer Chambless, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Michael Connolly, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Kelly Crooks, LCSW

    Family Medicine
    109 Third St. Lincoln, IL 62656
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    Laura Deaton, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jessica deMarco, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    William Dixon, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Mary Dobbins, MD

    Family and Community Medicine Physician Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Michal Dynda, MD

    System wide CMIO and CMO of SIU Center for Family Medicine-FQHC Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Tanner Eiben, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Airn Etherton, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Stephanie Forgas, LCPC

    Social Worker
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Michelle Geiss, PMHNP-BC

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Christopher Gleason, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Meghan Golden, LCSW

    Director of Community Health Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Becky Hanna, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jeanne Hansen, LCSW

    Clinical Social Worker Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Tomonao Hashimoto, MD

    Geriatrician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Macy Henson, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Paul Hibbert, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Lillian Houston, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Rebecca Howard, CPNP-PC

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    DorDana Ingram, LCSW

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Carrie Janus, PMHNP-BC

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    1600 W. Walnut St. Jacksonville, IL 62650
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    Curtis Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jessie Junker, MD

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Kelly Kendall, LCSW

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Laura Kidd, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Amanda Krus-Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Ruta Kulys, LCSW

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Bonnie Landwehr, LCSW

    Behavioral Health Program Coordinator
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Laura Law, PA-C

    Family Medicine Physician Assistant Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Herman Leung, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Tracey Lewis, PA-C

    Family Medicine Physician Assistant Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Rebecca Loschen, LCSW

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker, PhD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St Springfield, IL 62702
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    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Sara Malone, MD

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Megha Manek, MD

    Director of Hospital Services of Family and Community Medicine – Springfield Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Alicia Markley, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Erica Miller-Spears, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Nichole Mirocha, DO

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Kyaw Naing, MD

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Theresa Oakley, PA-C

    Physician Assistant Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Obiora Onwuameze, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Timothy Ott, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Anshul Pandey, MD

    Internal Medicine Specialist Internal Medicine, Medicine Psychiatry, General Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1700 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Justin Parker, MD

    Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Andrea Peterson, LCSW

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Rachel Rahman, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Eukesh Ranjit, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jennifer Rose, MD

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Mary Schlegl, FNP-BC

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Scott Schonewolf, DO

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Quincy Scott, DO

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Katy Scott, DMSc, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Ankit Sharma, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Laura Shea, MD

    Psychiatry Specialist Medicine Psychiatry
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Socorro Shelton, MD

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Santosh Shrestha, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Zachary Sims, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Sharon Smaga, MD

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Christopher Smyre, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Stephen Soltys, MD

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St Springfield, IL 62702
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    Christie Stewart, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Ayame Takahashi, MD

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St Springfield, IL 62702
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    Johnny Tenegra, MD

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Nicole Tenegra, MD

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Cynthia Thomas, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Carrie Tucker, FNP-BC

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Akshra Verma, MD

    Primary Care Physician Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Waiz Wasey, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Wendi Wills El-Amin, MD

    Primary Care Physician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Doreen Wilmert, FNP-BC

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Kari Wolf, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Emily Woodard, PA-C, MPAS

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Andrew Yochum, DO

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Thomas Youngberg, LCSW

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Mary Zielke, PMHNP-BC

    Clinical Psychiatrist Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry
    1600 W. Walnut St. Jacksonville, IL 62650

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    Clinical Trials

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    Psychiatry

    A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Seltorexant 20 mg as Adjunctive Therapy to Antidepressants in Adult and Elderly Patients with Major Depressive Disorder with Insomnia

    Active recruiting

    The purpose of this study is to see if seltorexant (JNJ-42847922) as an add-on treatment to current antidepressant is effective for treating patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) with and without sleep problems (such as difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or poor sleep).

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