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Acute and chronic pain

Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of...

Addiction

Addiction is a strong mental and physical dependence on, most commonly, a drug or other substance. Some substances that can lead to addiction are...

Alcoholism

Alcohol abuse means having unhealthy or dangerous drinking habits, such as drinking every day or drinking too much at a time. Alcohol abuse can...

Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa is a potentially life-threatening disorder characterized by self-starvation and weight loss. There are two subtypes. In the...

Anxiety Disorders

Generalized anxiety disorder occurs when you feel worried and stressed about many everyday events and activities. In this disorder, often the...

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition in which a person has trouble paying attention and focusing on tasks, tends to act...

Atypical eating disorders

Atypical eating disorders, or eating disorders not otherwise specified, is a diagnostic term used when many but not all the criteria are met for...

Autism

Autism is a brain disorder that often makes it hard to communicate with and relate to others. With autism, the different areas of the brain fail...

Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is an illness that causes extreme mood changes, from manic episodes of very high energy to the extreme lows of depression. It is...

Borderline personality disorder

Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that causes intense mood swings, impulsive behaviors, and severe problems with relationships...

Bulimia

Bulimia nervosa is a life-threatening disorder that can afflict males and females who are of normal weight, underweight or overweight. People who...

Co-occurring disorders

Some people have an alcohol or drug problem and a mental health problem. Doctors call this a dual diagnosis. You need to treat both problems to...

Depression

Depression is an illness that causes you to feel sad, to lose interest in activities that you've always enjoyed, to withdraw from others, and to...

Insomnia

Insomnia is a common sleep problem that can affect your quality of life. People with insomnia have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. They...

Learning disabilities

Learning disabilities are disorders of the basic processes involved in understanding or using the spoken or written language. They can cause...

Mental health problems

Many mental health problems begin when physical stress (such as an illness or injury) or emotional stress (such as the loss of a loved one)...

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of mental illness that causes repeated unwanted thoughts. To get rid of the thoughts, a person does...

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. A traumatic event is something horrible and scary...

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe brain disease and psychiatric illness that, without treatment, interferes with the ability to think clearly, manage...

Stress

Stress is a physical, mental and emotional response to life's changes and demands. Stress is experienced in levels. Low levels may not be...

Suicidal thoughts

Many people have fleeting thoughts of death. Fleeting thoughts of death are less of a problem and are much different from actively planning to...