In-depth

Symptoms

Childhood mental illness

Is your child dealing with a mental health condition? Recognize the warning signs.

Tests and diagnosis

Complete blood count

A complete blood count can be used to evaluate your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

EEG (electroencephalogram)

Here's what to expect if you're scheduled for an EEG (electroencephalogram) — a common diagnostic test for many brain disorders, especially epilepsy.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Treatments and drugs

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.

Feb. 28, 2014