Monday, 21 November 2016

Types of mental health problems

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If you’ve been diagnosed with a mental health problem you might be looking for information on your diagnosis, treatment options and where to go for support. Our information pages will help you learn more.
#Anger
Explains what anger is, and how to deal with it in a constructive and healthy way.
#Anxiety and panic attacks
Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Bipolar disorder
Explains what bipolar disorder is, what kinds of treatment are available, and how you can help yourself cope. Also provides guidance on what friends and family can do to help.
#Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)
Explains body dysmorphic disorder, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Borderline personality disorder
Explains what BPD is and what it’s like to live with this diagnosis. Also provides information about self-care, treatment and recovery, and gives guidance on how friends and family can help.
#Depression
Explains depression, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Dissociative disorder
Explains dissociative disorders, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Drugs - street drugs
Explains the mental health effects of street drugs such as alcohol, cannabis or cocaine. It explains what might happen if you use street drugs and also have a mental health problem, and suggestions for where you might find support.
#Eating problems
Explains eating problems, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Hearing voices
About voices, who hears them and how to cope if they are a problem.
#Hypomania and mania
Explains hypomania and mania, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Loneliness
Explains loneliness, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
#Mental health problems - introduction
Explains the most commonly discussed mental health problems, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Explains obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Panic attacks
Explains what panic attacks are, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Paranoia
Explains paranoia, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Personality disorders
Explains personality disorders, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support.
#Phobia
Explains phobias, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Postnatal depression
Explains postnatal depression, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Explains post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Psychotic experiences
Explains what psychosis is, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Schizoaffective disorder
For anyone who has been given a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, and their friends and relatives. Explains what the disorder is, and the types of treatment and support available.
#Schizophrenia
Explains schizophrenia, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Explains seasonal affective disorder, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Self-esteem
Explains how to increase your self-esteem, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
#Self-harm
Explains self-harm, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
#Sleep problems
Explains insomnia and other sleep problems, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
#Stress - how to manage it
A guide to stress, with information about what you can do to get support.
#Stress - tips
Brief tips on how to cope with stress.
#Suicidal feelings
Explains what suicidal feelings are, including possible causes and how you can learn to cope.
#Suicide - supporting someone else
Explains how to support someone who is suicidal, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
#Tardive dyskinesia
Explains what tardive dyskinesia is, what causes it and what you can do to manage it.