Mental Health

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

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In bed, you toss and turn, unable to get a good nights sleep. You feel anxious and worried. Friends tell you to pull yourself together, but you feel helpless and hopeless. Learn about depression.

By Betty Burrows

Natascha Kampusch on spending eight years in a cell beneath her captor's basement: "My youth was very different. But I was also spared a lot of things -- I did not start smoking or drinking ... hang out in bad company."

By Julia Layton

Get the facts about addiction with the help of our addiction center.

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Do you or someone that you know suffer from an addiction? Find out what an addiction is and how you can treat it.

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Do you know what the signs are for addiction? Take a look at this list of addictions and their symptoms in this article.

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Oh that queasy feeling, when the world just won't stop swaying or bobbing. No matter what the mode of transport, the result can be motion sickness. Learn tips to help avoid this uncomfortable state.

Analyzing your dreams can be tricky, but the process can help you to understand the underlying message. Take a look at the revealing information in this article about dreams.

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We all have had dreams that range from the scary to the heroic, but what can a dream say about personality? Find out the answer to this question with the information inside this article.

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Dreams can be classified into common themes but just how many types of dreams can one person have? Find out the answer to this questions and more with the information inside this article.

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Cutting is a disorder that appears to be epidemic in the United States. Learn more about this disorder with advice and guidance for families who are struggling with a loved one that suffers from cutting.

Bridget is a young woman recovering from anorexia. Read her story and learn about her struggles in recovering from an eating disorder.

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Children should be handled differently that adults especially when it comes to abusive types of behavior. Find out what you need to know when treating a self abusive child.

By Dr. Rob Danoff

Do you know how to tell if you or a friend has an eating disorder? Take a look at the signs of anorexia and bulimia to learn more.

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Learn about the difference between being addicted to pain medication and being dependent on it in this article.

By Scott Fishman, M.D.

What is depression? Get the answer to this question and much more with the help of the information inside this article.

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People with low self-esteem are more prone to depression. Learn more information about depression, treatment options and prevention.

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If you are suffering from depression, your friends and family can play a big role in your recovery. Learn more information about depression, treatment options, and prevention.

If you're looking for treatment for depression, you might consider psychotherapy. Learn more information about depression, treatment options, and prevention.

Not everyone who is depressed or manic experiences every symptom. Learn more information about depression and mania, treatment options, and prevention.

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Depression takes on many forms, such as such as bipolar disorder and major depression. Get an overview of the types of depression.

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Why is it important to develop your own prayer rituals. Learn more about the importance of prayer and how you can introduce it into your life.

By Bobbie Lieberman

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), affecting over five million adults nationwide each year, is seen not only in war veterans, but also in disaster victims and anyone who's suffered a traumatic experience. Learn more about PTSD.

The intimate connection between body, mind and spirit has been known and honored in Eastern medicine for millennia. Learn more about how you can create emotional well being to help cure your ills.

By Bobbie Lieberman

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Spirituality is unique to every individual. Learn more about religion and why it is seen as a path and not a destination.

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What are some of the causes of headaches? Take a look into the causes of headaches and the nutritional remedies you can use to treat these types of pains.

By Ken Babal