Common Mental Disorders

There are many different types and variations of mental disorders, also referred to as psychiatric illnesses, brain disorders or mental illnesses. The links below will help you gain a basic understanding of the most commonly diagnosed disorders. For each one, you can learn about its characteristic signs and symptoms, prevalence in the U.S. population, diagnosis, treatments, and other mental conditions that commonly occur with the disorder. The good news is that with professional help and an individually tailored treatment program, individuals with mental disorders can recover and lead happier, more rewarding lives.

If a psychiatric disorder is suspected – or one has already been diagnosed – click on the link below to learn about it:

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