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Addictions
AddictionsAddiction is the repeated involvement with a substance or activity, despite the substantial harm it now causes, because that involvement was (and may continue to be) pleasurable and/or valuable.More...
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance AbusePeople who become addicted to alcohol/drugs are gradually introduced and desensitized to them over a period of time. More...
Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety DisordersIn this topic center you'll find information on the Anxiety Disorders, including phobia (social anxiety, agoraphobia, etc.), panic disorder, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. More...
Depression: Major Depression & Unipolar Varieties
Depression: Major Depression & Unipolar VarietiesThis topic center is a comprehensive overview of the unipolar mood disorders with an emphasis on the causes of and treatments for depression. More...
Impulse Control Disorders
Impulse Control DisordersThese are a loosely grouped set of conditions that all feature behavior that is acted out in an uncontrolled/impulsive manner that often has self-destructive consequences.More...
Suicide
SuicideA comprehensive overview of Suicide, addressing the nature of suicide, what to do if you are suicidal, and how to help friends or family members who are suicidal. More...
Wellness and Personal Development
Wellness and Personal DevelopmentWellness is a broad topic that includes disease prevention, stress reduction, and even personal, social and spiritual growth. Until quite recently, very little attention was ever paid to helping people who are not ill, disordered or diseased in some way learn how to further enhance the quality of their lives, or prevent the onset of future illness. More...


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ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderThis topic center provides a detailed description of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), its causes, symptoms and treatments. ADHD is a neurological disorder that develops during childhood and can persist into adulthood. More...
Aging & Geriatrics
Aging & GeriatricsThis topic center provides information about disease prevention and health promotion activities which can help you prevent, delay, or manage problems associated with aging. More...
Anger Management
Anger ManagementAnger is a basic and normal emotion, but one that can easily become destructive and lead to health and social problems. Explore information in this topic center on the nature of anger, and anger management therapy and techniques.More...
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar DisorderBipolar Disorder causes people to swing between extreme, severe and typically sustained mood states which affect their energy levels, attitudes, behavior and ability to function. More...
Dissociative Disorders
Dissociative DisordersDissociation is a cognitive process through which memory and attention become altered. The spectrum of dissociative disorders spans simple depersonalization, amnesia, dissociative fugue, and dissociative identity (multiple personality) disorder.More...
Domestic Violence and Rape
Domestic Violence and RapeDomestic violence is a variety of abuse that occurs within the home, between family members or couples. More...
Eating Disorders
Eating DisordersThis topic center provides a comprehensive overview of the eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia & binge eating): their causes, potential treatments, and strategies for prevention. More...
Emotional Intelligence
Emotional IntelligenceEmotional Intelligence (EI) relates to individual capacities and skills to perceive and manages emotions. This growing area of psychological investigation explores the ways in which individuals relate to themselves and to others as well as strategies for developing emotional skills. More...
Family & Relationship Issues
Family & Relationship IssuesFamily and personal relationships and friendships can be very difficult to handle. We've gathered resources to help you learn about and better manage relationship problems you may be experiencing. More...
Grief & Bereavement Issues
Grief & Bereavement IssuesGrief is the painful process through which people adapt to loss. Learn about stages of the grieving and working through process, how to help yourself and others through grief, and about pathological grief (when grief won't end). More...
Life Issues
Life IssuesLife issues are common problems, issues and/or crises that happen to normal people living normal lives. Examples include managing one's relationships so that they are healthy and functional, surviving disabilities, coping with grief, loss and self-esteem issues.More...
Mental Disorders
Mental DisordersIn this family of topic centers, you will find information concerning various mental disorders.More...
Personality Disorders
Personality DisordersThis topic center provides a comprehensive overview of the personality disorders, which are pervasive and chronic psychological and relational problems associated with rigid, inflexible interpersonal behavior and social coping deficits. More...
Schizophrenia
SchizophreniaA comprehensive overview of the nature and treatment of Schizophrenia, a brain disease associated with psychosis (hallucinations and delusions), and disorganized behavior. More...