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Topic Pages - Diseases and Conditions
Disease characterized by impaired control over the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism is a serious problem worldwide; in the United...
Common manifestation of dementia , thought to afflict 1 in 20 people over 65. After heart disease, cancer, and strokes it is the...
Lack of desire to eat, or refusal to eat, especially the pathological condition of anorexia nervosa , most often found in adolescent...
Formerly manic-depressive disorder or manic-depression, severe mental disorder involving manic episodes that are usually accompanied by episodes...
dissociative identity disorder
Dissociative identity disorder (DID) has been one of the most controversial diagnostic categories in the history of psychiatry. According to...
post-traumatic stress disorder
(PTSD), mental disorder that follows an occurrence of extreme psychological stress, such as that encountered in war or resulting from violence...
Group of severe mental disorders characterized by reality distortions resulting in unusual thought patterns and behaviors. Because there is...