What's Schizophrenia? Symptoms, Types, Causes, Treatment

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, debilitating mental illness characterized by disordered thoughts, abnormal behaviors, and anti-social behaviors. It is a psychotic disorder, meaning the person wit…

Anxiety Disorders: Types, Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

It's natural to worry during stressful times. But some people feel tense and anxious day after day, even with little to worry about. When this lasts for 6 months or longer, it may be generalized …

What's Bipolar Disorder? How Do I Know If I Have It?

Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental illness that involves the sufferer having at least one manic (overly excited or irritable mood) or nearly manic (hypomanic) episode. Th…