Mental Health

Mental health disorders are common conditions that affect thinking, emotions, and behaviors. Recognizing these disorders is the first step towards finding appropriate treatment.
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Schizophrenia: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Bipolar disorder with swings from mania to depression
Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Types, Causes, Treatment
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Types of Eating Disorders
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Bath Salts Effects: Dangers of Abuse
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What Is Adrenaline?
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Phases of a Schizophrenic Episode and How to Help
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Buspar: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
A young white woman sits in a chair, resting her head on her hand, and holding a teddy bear.
Complex PTSD: Risks Factors and Warning Signs
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Phobia: Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Laughing Disorder: Treatment and Management
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What Are the Different Types of Schizophrenia?
Depressed and Stressed Young Man Sits on the Edge of Bed at Night, Suffering From Insomnia Because of Sex Problems. His Young Wife Lies Beside Him Feeling Empathy.
What Is Sexual Relationship Disorder?
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Major Depressive Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Types of Delusions
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Acrophobia: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Thalassophobia: Definition, Symptoms, Traits, Causes, Treatment
persistent depressive disorder
What Is Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)?
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Codependency: Definition, Symptoms, Traits, Causes, Treatment
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Hoarding: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
situational depression
What Is Situational Depression (Adjustment Disorder)?
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Panic Attacks: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Young girl dealing with schizophrenia
Childhood Schizophrenia: Definition, Symptoms, Traits, Causes, and Treatment
atypical depression
Atypical Depression: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
clinical depression
What Is Clinical Depression (Major Depressive Disorder)?
Depression and sleep deprivation are linked
The Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Depression
Cenesthopathy often triggers repeated visits to the dentist
Cenesthopathic Schizophrenia: Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Methoprazine: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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Orthorexia: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatment
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PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Syndrome): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Wellbutrin (Bupropion): Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
Anxious person may be experiencing agoraphobia
Agoraphobia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Social Anxiety: Definition, Symptoms, Traits, Causes, Treatment
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What Is an Anxiety Disorder?
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Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Causes, Treatment
Elementary age, Black girl holds mom or teacher's hand before school begins. She wears a backpack and clings to mom with uncertainty about starting school.
Separation Anxiety Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Perinatal Depression: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Imposter Syndrome: Signs, Causes, Overcoming
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Trypophobia: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
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Lithium: Meaning, Side Effects, Precautions
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Emotional Support Dog: Definition, Health Benefits, Qualifications
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Anxiety Attack: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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The Risks of Combining Oxycodone and Alcohol
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What Is Panic Disorder? Symptoms, Treatments, and Causes
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Social Anxiety Disorder: Definition, Symptoms, Treatment
Cocaine addiction treatment may involve your family
Cocaine Addiction: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Signs and Treatments for Different Eating Disorders
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What Is Depression? A Closer Look at This Mood Disorder
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Breathing Exercises: The 10 Best Ones for Anxiety
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Rumination Disorder: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Drug addiction can lead to isolation
Xanax Addiction: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Adderall addiction can affect anyone
Adderall Addiction: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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Magnesium Sulfate for Anxiety: Benefits, Uses, and Safety
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Claustrophobia: Meaning, Symptoms, Causes
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Anxiety: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
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Weighted Blankets: Uses, Benefits, Risks, and Safety
Gifts for anxiety
The 11 Best Gifts for People with Anxiety of 2021
ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment