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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Selected Facts about Mental Health in the United States

September 4, 2016 – 1:47 pm | 83 views
Facts about Mental Health in the United States

Selected Facts about Mental Health in the United States
Overview

An estimated 61.5 million Americans—about one in four adults—suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. About 13.6 million Americans, or 1 in 17, suffer …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 125 views
Mental Health Medications

Mental Health Medications
Overview
Medications can play a role in treating several mental disorders and conditions. Treatment may also include psychotherapy (also called “talk therapy”) and brain stimulation therapies (less common). In some cases, psychotherapy alone may …

Child and Adolescent Mental Illness Statistics

April 12, 2011 – 5:50 pm | 298 views
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Child and Adolescent Mental Illness Statistics
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that becomes apparent in some children in the preschool and early school years. It is hard for these children to control their …

Mental Disorders

December 16, 2010 – 3:54 pm | 630 views

List of Psychiatric Disorders
1- Anxiety disorders

Panic disorder
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Social phobia
Phobias
Specific phobias
Generalized anxiety disorder
Separation anxiety disorder
Acute stress disorder
Anxiety disorder due to medical condition
Substance-induced anxiety disorder
Anxiety disorder NOS

2- Depressive disorders

Depression
Major depressive episode
Major depressive disorder
Dysthymia – chronic …