ADD can have a significant social impact on a person's life, affecting relationships in the family and on the job.
Autism spectrum disorders, which include autistic disorder, affect children in different ways. Some children have mild symptoms, others have severe limitations.
Manic depression, also known as bipolar disorder, is a type of affective disorder that goes beyond the day's ordinary ups and downs. It is becoming an important health concern in this country.
Depression impacts millions of people and you may have depression if you have a persistent sad or "empty" mood, or if you find it difficult to concentrate or make decisions.
Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia have risen steadily to affect nearly 10 million women (and 1 million men).
Grief moves in and out of stages from disbelief and denial, to anger and guilt, to finding a source of comfort, to eventually adjusting to the loss.
OCD is an anxiety disorder in which a person has an unreasonable thought, fear, or worry that he or she tries to manage through a ritualized activity to reduce the anxiety.
Both stress and anxiety are harmful to a person's overall health as they bring negative impacts onto a person's mental and physical state of being.
From prescription drugs to alcohol, understanding substance abuse stages can help you recognize a problem and seek help before substance use becomes an addiction.
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