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What is bipolar disorder? Symptoms and treatments

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme shifts in mood and energy. Therapy and medication are common treatments for bipolar disorder.

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD): Symptoms and treatments

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

ODD is a childhood behavior disorder characterized by defiance, anger, and hostility toward authority figures. Learn the symptoms of ODD and its treatments.

Social anxiety disorder: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Different from shyness or social awkwardness, social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, causes intense fear when socializing with others.

Personality disorders: Types, causes, and treatments

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn about different personality disorders, how they’re diagnosed, what causes them, and the most effective treatments.

Mood disorders: Symptoms, causes, treatment

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Learn about mood, types of mood disorders, what causes mood disorders, how to get diagnosed, and which therapies are most effective.

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Symptoms, causes, and treatments

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

PTSD occurs after a person witnesses or experiences trauma. Learn about the causes and symptoms of PTSD as well as effective treatments.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): Symptoms and treatments

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder characterized by unwanted thoughts (obsessions) that trigger repetitive behaviors (compulsions).

Autism spectrum disorder: Signs, symptoms, and scope

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disorders encompassing social and communication challenges as well as repetitive behaviors.

ADHD: Signs, symptoms, types, and treatments

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsiveness.

What is narcissism? Signs and treatments

October 13, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Narcissism exists on a spectrum. Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) involves a debilitating level of self-importance, arrogance, selfishness, and lack of...

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