In-depth

Causes

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

Personality disorders

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

Coping and support

Mental health: Overcoming the stigma of mental illness

Take on damaging judgments based on false stereotypes.

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.

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.

Deep brain stimulation

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

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.

Aug. 09, 2013