Disorders

April 29, 2017

Childhood & Developmental Disorders

Childhood disorders, often labeled as developmental disorders or learning disorders, most often occur and are diagnosed when the child is of school-age. Although some adults may also relate to […]
April 29, 2017

Mood Disorder

When you think of mood disorders, depression and bipolar disorder likely come to mind first. That’s because these are common, severe illnesses and leading causes of disability. Depression and bipolar disorder can be emotionally crippling, […]
April 29, 2017

Neurotic Disorders

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in childhood is characterized by recurrent and persistent obsessions and/or compulsions that cause distress or interfere with everyday life. […]
April 29, 2017

Substance Abuse

Most drugs and other chemical substances are helpful when used properly. Unfortunately, the misuse of medications and drugs—both legal and illegal, as well as alcohol and […]
April 29, 2017

Schizophrenia

People with this illness have changes in behavior and other symptoms -such as delusions and hallucinations – that last longer than 6 months. It usually affects […]
April 29, 2017

Personality Disorders

It’s not easy to pin down exactly what we mean by the word ‘personality’. It seems obvious, but it can be hard to put into words. […]