Related Conditions

Depression

Health advice for those feeling depression; feeling depressed, sadness or having no hope; decreased joy from or interest in daily activities; thoughts of suicide.

Anxiety Disorders

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.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is an illness that causes strong mood swings between depression and “mania.” It used to be called "manic depression."

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)...

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...

Borderline Personality Disorder

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.

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...

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...

Insomnia

Insomnia is repeated difficulty going to sleep or staying asleep, or both.

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...

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...

Schizophrenia

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.