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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What Does It Mean to Binge?
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How Addiction Is Diagnosed
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What Causes Psychosis?
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PTSD Diagnosis: Tests, Screening, and Criteria
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Histrionic Personality Disorder: Definition, Traits, Causes, Treatment
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How Schizophrenia Is Treated
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Paranoia: Characteristics, Types, Causes, Diagnosis
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How Schizophrenia Is Diagnosed
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How PTSD Is Treated
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How Depression Is Diagnosed
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What Are Delusions?
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What Is Binge Eating Disorder?
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What Is a Mental Illness?
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Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder
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Signs and Symptoms of Paranoid Schizophrenia
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How Depression Is Treated
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What Is Bulimia Nervosa?
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How Bipolar Disorder Is Diagnosed
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Anorexia Nervosa: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Personality Disorders: Types and Characteristics
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What Is a Schizophrenia Test?
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What Is Psychosis?
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How Panic Disorder Is Diagnosed
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How Panic Disorder Is Treated
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How Seasonal Affective Disorder Is Treated
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Using Vyvanse for ADHD and Binge Eating Disorder
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Medications for Schizophrenia
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What Is Addiction?
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When Your Loved One Has Bipolar Disorder
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How Social Anxiety Disorder Is Diagnosed
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How Anxiety Disorder Is Diagnosed
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How an Anxiety Disorder Is Treated
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How Is ADHD Treated?
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How an Eating Disorder Is Diagnosed
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How Seasonal Affective Disorder is Diagnosed
How Is OCD treated?
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How Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Is Diagnosed
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How Pica Is Treated
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Pica: Diagnosis: Tests, Screening, and Criteria
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What to Know About the Treatment of Schizoaffective Disorder
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What Is Substance Abuse Disorder (Substance Use Disorder)?
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Types of Borderline Personality Disorder Medications
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How to Receive a Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis
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How Eating Disorders Are Treated
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How Is Addiction Treated?
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Diagnosis of Schizoaffective Disorder
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Management of Bipolar Disorder
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What Is a Split Personality Disorder?
Disorganized Schizophrenia: Signs and Coping
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How Is ADHD Diagnosed?
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Causes of Borderline Personality Disorder
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Is Schizophrenia Genetic?
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What Is Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder (OSFED)?
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What Is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?
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What are Personality Disorders?
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What Is BPD Splitting?
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What Is Schizophreniform Disorder?
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What Are the Early Signs of Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and schizoaffective disorder can be hard to live with
Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder: Similarities and Differences
What is Hallucination?