In-depth

Causes

Child abuse

Huntington's disease

Klinefelter syndrome

Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects hormone levels in males. Discover what causes it — and what treatments are available.

Complications

Bipolar disorder

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain usually caused by a viral infection. Severe cases can cause brain damage, even death.

Encopresis

Encopresis occurs when a child resists having bowel movements, causing stool to collect in the colon and rectum. Leakage of liquid stool also is common.

Factitious disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder

Personality disorders

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

Post-concussion syndrome

Suicide and suicidal thoughts

Risk factors

Borderline personality disorder

Depression

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.

Teen suicide

Is your teen at risk of suicide? Get the facts.

Symptoms

Dizziness

Treatments and drugs

Delayed ejaculation

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.

March 17, 2016
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