In-depth

Causes

Child abuse

If a child tells you he or she is being abused, take the situation seriously. Here's how to respond.

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

Bipolar disorder

Managing bipolar disorder can be a challenge. Stick to your treatment plan to keep mood swings under control.

Personality disorders

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

Definition

When someone's suicidal

Listening, talking and taking action may help save a life when someone is considering suicide.

Prevention

Are you thinking about suicide? How to stay safe

Depression and hopelessness can cloud your thinking, and you may consider taking your own life. Learn where to turn for help during a crisis.

Risk factors

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.

Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression can interfere with your ability to care for your baby and handle other daily tasks. Prompt treatment can help.

Teen suicide

Is your teen at risk of suicide? Get the facts.

Treatments and drugs

Psychotherapy

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

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