Detailed information on the most common types of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and phobias.
Atypical eating disorders, or eating disorders not otherwise specified, is a diagnostic term used when many but not all the criteria are met for...
Bipolar disorder is an illness that causes strong mood swings between depression and “mania.” It used to be called "manic depression."
Borderline personality disorder) is a serious medical illness. It can make close relationships difficult to maintain, and it may cause the affected person and their loved ones great pain. But BPD can be treated, and the symptoms can be eased.
Bulimia is an eating disorder. People with bulimia are overly concerned with their body shape and weight. They will overeat (binge) then follow this with vomiting, laxative or enema abuse (purge) to maintain body weight. An affected person may also fast, follow extreme diets or over-exercise.
Health advice for those feeling depression; feeling depressed, sadness or having no hope; decreased joy from or interest in daily activities; thoughts of suicide.
Insomnia is repeated difficulty going to sleep or staying asleep, or both.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of mental illness that causes repeated unwanted thoughts. To get rid of the thoughts, a person does...
Schizophrenia is a complex brain disorder that often runs in families and can cause troubling symptoms, including hearing voices, and having trouble thinking clearly and relating to others.
Stress is a physical, mental and emotional response to life's changes and demands.
Stress is experienced in levels. Low levels may not be...