In-depth

Causes

Alcohol use disorder

Complications

Suicide and suicidal thoughts

Risk factors

Borderline personality disorder

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

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.

Sept. 23, 2016
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