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.

Adjustment disorders


Do you feel trapped in your own home? Do you worry about having a panic attack? Find out how agoraphobia can be treated.

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.

Atypical depression

Bipolar disorder

Borderline personality disorder

Child abuse

Childhood schizophrenia

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

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Complicated grief

Compulsive gambling

Don't let gambling get out control. Review treatment strategies and coping skills for compulsive gambling.

Compulsive sexual behavior

Cyclothymia (cyclothymic disorder)

Delayed ejaculation


DiGeorge syndrome

Dissociative disorders

People with dissociative disorders escape their reality in involuntary, unhealthy ways, ranging from suppressing memories to assuming alternate identities. Recovery is possible.



Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain usually caused by a viral infection. Severe cases can cause brain damage, even death.


Encopresis occurs when a child resists having bowel movements, causing stool to collect in the colon and rectum. Leakage of liquid stool also is common.

Factitious disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder

Hoarding disorder

Huntington's disease

Illness anxiety disorder


Klinefelter syndrome

Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects hormone levels in males. Discover what causes it — and what treatments are available.

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.

Mental illness

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.

Panic attacks and panic disorder

Personality disorders

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

Post-concussion syndrome

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Living through a traumatic event can leave lasting scars. Medications, therapy and coping skills can help you regain a sense of control.

Radiation sickness

Schizoaffective disorder

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

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.

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

Social anxiety disorder

Somatic symptom disorder

Suicide and suicidal thoughts

Teen suicide

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

Transverse myelitis

Transverse myelitis — inflammation of the insulating material that covers nerve cells in your spine (myelin) — causes pain, muscle weakness and other problems.


Hair pulling isn't always a habit that's easily stopped. But behavioral techniques can help you understand why you pull hair and gain better control.

Tuberous sclerosis

Jan. 05, 2013