In-depth

Causes

Boosting self-esteem

Do you have low self-esteem? Discover thought patterns that erode self-esteem — and stop them in their tracks.

Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease — an inherited disease that causes the degeneration of brain cells — results in movement, psychiatric, cognitive disorders and eventual death.

Complications

Persistent nervousness, worry and other anxiety symptoms can put you at risk of serious health problems. Take steps to ease your mind sooner rather than later.

Suicide and suicidal thoughts

Understand the warning signs and causes of suicide. You may be able to save a life — possibly your own.

Coping and support

Lifestyle and home remedies

Meditation

Stressed out? Try meditation. Learn easy, quick techniques that you can use at work, waiting in line or virtually anywhere.

Risk factors

Stress symptoms

Aches and pains, irritability, and crying spells may have an unexpected source — stress. Recognize these and other signs and symptoms so that you can take action.

Symptoms

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Tests and diagnosis

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

Treatments and drugs

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.

Family therapy

Illness, conflicts and emotional turmoil can disrupt relationships with your partner, children or parents. See how family therapy might help.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is one way to treat many mental illnesses. See how therapy is used and which type may be best for you.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation

Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a form of brain stimulation, sometimes used when standard depression treatments haven't worked.

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