In-depth

Causes

Autism spectrum disorder

Child abuse

Drug addiction

Complications

Bipolar disorder

Factitious disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder

Insomnia

Sleepless nights? Insomnia includes difficulty going to sleep, staying asleep or going back to sleep after you awaken. Insomnia may be temporary or chronic.

Personality disorders

Personality disorders affect the way you think, behave and relate to others. Learn about symptoms and treatments.

Post-concussion syndrome

Rebound headaches

Self-esteem check

Risk factors

Panic attacks and panic disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Living through a traumatic event can leave lasting scars. Medications, therapy and coping skills can help you regain a sense of control.

Treatments and drugs

Hoarding disorder

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.

Feb. 23, 2016
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