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Alcoholism

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

Antisocial personality disorder

Lying, manipulation and violence without remorse are hallmarks of antisocial personality disorder. Mental health treatment can help reduce some symptoms over time.

Borderline personality disorder

Borderline personality disorder is distressing for both those who have it and those around them. With proper treatment, though, life can be more enjoyable.

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.

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.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare cause of dementia that progresses rapidly once symptoms develop.

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.

Narcissistic personality disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Irresistible urges to repetitively count, check or wash are common obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms. Treatment can help, so don't let shame hold you back.

Psychotherapy

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

Schizoid personality disorder

People with schizoid personality disorder tend to be loners who have trouble expressing themselves and maintaining intimate relationships.

Schizotypal personality disorder

People with schizotypal personalities have few friends, act peculiar and often entertain distorted perceptions of reality.

Suicide and suicidal thoughts

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

Jan. 31, 2014

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