In-depth

Causes

Huntington's disease

Traumatic brain injury

While mild traumatic brain injury generally results in few long-term problems, more severe injury can cause several physical, emotional, behavioral, communication and cognitive problems.

Complications

Bipolar disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder

Heart attack

Risk factors

Borderline personality disorder

Symptoms

Angina

Fatigue

Treatments and drugs

Mental health providers

Looking for a mental health provider but not sure where to start? Here are tips, questions to ask and issues to consider.

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