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Mental Disorders

What are mental disorders?

Mental disorders (or mental illnesses) are conditions that affect your thinking, feeling, mood, and behavior. They may happen over a short period of time or come and go. Some can be chronic (long-lasting). They can affect your ability to relate to others and function each day..

What are some types of mental disorders?

There are many different types of mental disorders. Some common ones include:

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  1. Mental Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... mental disorders? There is no single cause for mental illness. A number of factors can contribute to risk for mental illness, such as: Your genes and family history Your ...
  2. Dual Diagnosis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... even more common in teenagers, people with serious mental illness, and people with certain mental disorders. Why do substance use disorders and mental disorders ...
  3. ... cope with learning their loved one has a mental illness. It can be physically and emotionally trying, and ...
  4. ... disorders also have high rates of co-occurring mental illness; over 60 percent of adolescents in community-based ... treatment programs also meet diagnostic criteria for another mental illness.4
  5. NAMI (NAMI)  
    ... Help Jobs News Blog About Mental Illness About Mental Illness Warning Signs and Symptoms Mental Health Conditions Common ... to help NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. We are the nation's largest grassroots mental health ...
  6. Mental Health: Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Mental Disorders/Related Issues ... Mental Disorders ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  7. Mental Illness (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Mental Disorders/Start Here ... Mental Disorders ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  8. Mental Illness in Children: Know the Signs (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Child Mental Health/Diagnosis and Tests ... Child Mental Health ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  9. Mental Illness Statistics From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... statistics on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental illness for the population of the United States, in ...
  10. ... Invega Trinza) are used to treat schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of ... with other medications to treat schizoaffective disorder (a mental illness that causes both a loss of contact with ...
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