In-depth

ADHD in children

Inattention and hyperactive, impulsive behavior can be challenging for both children and their families. But appropriate treatment for ADHD can make a real difference.

Adult ADHD

Adult ADHD can lead to challenges at work, in relationships and in other areas of your life. The right treatment can make a big difference.

Alcoholism

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

Anorexia nervosa

Find out what's behind this life-threatening eating disorder and how to treat it.

Bipolar disorder

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

Bulimia nervosa

Bulimia often leads to a secret life of shame. Find out what's behind this life-threatening disease and how to treat it.

Catatonic schizophrenia

Catatonic schizophrenia can leave you unable to eat or care for yourself. Learn about other symptoms and how to manage this type of schizophrenia.

Childhood schizophrenia

Childhood schizophrenia is confusing and heart wrenching. Learn about managing this serious psychotic disorder.

Compulsive sexual behavior

Sexual expression is natural. But an intense preoccupation with sexual behavior can put your health and future at risk.

Cyclothymia

Cyclothymia may be a mild form of bipolar disorder, but your fluctuating moods can have serious consequences. Learn about treatment options.

Disorganized schizophrenia

Disorganized schizophrenia is one of the most severe types of schizophrenia, a psychotic disorder. Effective treatment can help manage symptoms.

Drug addiction

Drug addiction is the compulsive dependence on a legal or illegal drug. Treatment and a strong support system may help break an addiction.

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

Treatment can help you move beyond your focus on power, beauty and success — making life more enjoyable for you and those around you.

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)

A child who has tantrums, argues, and is angry or disruptive may have oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). Treatment can bring peace back to your household.

Paranoid schizophrenia

Paranoid schizophrenia is marked by delusions and hallucinations. Learn how to manage these symptoms.

Reactive attachment disorder

If your child dislikes cuddling or prefers playing alone, does that indicate a bonding problem? Find out about signs and treatment.

Schizoaffective disorder

People with schizoaffective disorder have certain symptoms of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder, such as depression or bipolar disorder.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia causes delusions, hallucinations and behavior changes. The good news is that new medications can often effectively manage schizophrenia symptoms.

Schizotypal personality disorder

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

Stepfamilies

Becoming part of a stepfamily can be challenging and stressful for a child. Here's help smoothing the transition.

Teen depression

All teens feel down from time to time. But if negative feelings persist or start to interfere with daily life, it might be depression.

Oct. 13, 2011