most common mental disorders

Most Common Mental Disorders

What are the most common mental disorders? The five most common mental health disorders that we treat at our mental health treatment center are depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and schizophrenia. Each of these broad categories includes several subtypes that bring about various issues. This includes anger management problems of one type or another. Treatment…

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When Does Bipolar Type 2 Manifest?

As with most mental health concerns, bipolar type 2 typically manifests during the teenage years or one’s early 20s. However, because bipolar disorder is characterized by mood swings, which teenagers are naturally prone to experience thanks to hormones, it often remains undiagnosed and unaddressed until the individual is a little older.

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What Predicts Self-Harm in People With Borderline Personality Disorder?

The majority of people affected by borderline personality disorder (BPD) engage in a form of self-harm known as non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). Underlying reasons for this behavior can vary widely from person to person. In a study published in the journal Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotional Dysregulation, researchers examined the factors that help predict non-suicidal self-injury…