In-depth

Causes

Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a physical and psychological dependence on alcohol that can cause serious health and social problems. But treatment can help.

Complications

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

Staging an intervention

Feeling helpless about your loved one's destructive behavior? Mobilize family, friends or colleagues in a plan to end denial and start treatment.

Definition

Mental health

Curious about mental health? Discover what shapes the definitions of mental health and mental illness.

Risk factors

Depression

Take control of your mood and health. Explore the many depression treatment options and learn coping skills.

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Childhood mental illness

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

Fatigue

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

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Treatments and drugs

Deep brain stimulation

This treatment uses electrodes implanted in your brain to treat a number of neurological conditions, such as Parkinson's disease.

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.

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.

Vagus nerve stimulation

Vagus nerve stimulation may be an option when traditional epilepsy treatment doesn't work.

May. 03, 2014

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