Mental Health

Find articles on stress, phobias and schizophrenia. This section offers information on a range of mental health issues.

Human Nature encompasses peoples' actions, perceptions, and thought processes. Topics include food cravings, mind-reading, and contagious yawning.

Fall asleep, stay asleep and find out why it's important to sleep. You can also learn why some people take walks or eat while they sleep.

Addiction can come in many shapes and sizes. Learn about the different types of addiction and how to help yourself or others.

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)is characterized by inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Learn all about ADHD causes and treatments.

It is normal for people to occasionally experience anxiety, a feeling of uneasiness usually as a response to fear. But when anxiety takes over your life, it can take a toll on your health and happiness.

Autism is a complex developmental disorder, and in many ways it is still a mystery to modern physicians. Learn what research has discovered about the possible causes and effective treatments of autism.

Coping with stressful situations or bad news can be difficult, but it is essential for maintaining your mental health. Learn about coping and managing emotional stress.

Dementia refers to a group of illnesses that involve memory, behavior, learning, and communicating problems, which progress as a person ages. Learn about the symptoms and causes of dementia.

Depression is an emotionally and physically painful condition that can stem from a variety of causes. Learn about the symptoms of depression as well as effective treatments and therapies available.

Eating disorders are a devastating mental illness. Learn about the causes, signs and treatments for eating disorders.

From depression to schizophrenia, mental disorders vary greatly in severity and impact on daily life. Learn about the causes and treatments available for a variety of mental disorders.

Neurological conditions can affect the brain, eyes or nervous system. Explore amnesia, Alzheimer's, comas and more.

Often confused with multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects a person's ability to behave or think normally. Learn about symptoms and treatments of schizophrenia and what might trigger this mysterious condition.

Great psychologists include famous psychoanalysts like Freud and Jung as well as lesser known psychiatrists. Learn how great psychologists have contributed to our knowledge of psychology.