Tag Archives: disorders

Claire Gillan on the biology of mental illness – Aeon

For decades, the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), with its universal set of standards, has been widely considered the best tool for classifying and diagnosing mental illness.

Screening for Mental Health: National Eating Disorders Awareness …

In partnership with the National Eating Disorders Association, Screening for Mental Health provides free, anonymous eating disorder screenings.

Omega-3 fatty acids may play role in bipolar disorder – Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—There may be a link between levels of omega-3 fatty acids and bipolar disorder, according to a small study published in the November issue of Bipolar Disorders.

PTSD and the DSM-5 | Mind the Brain – PLOS Blogs Network

More than thirty-five years after the 1980 recognition of PTSD in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the data are unequivocal: Today there can be no doubt about the validity of PTSD as a …

Overcome Anxiety Disorders by Beating the Anxiety Trick

This Recovery Guide to anxiety disorders shows you how to beat the Anxiety Trick, and describes powerful ways to overcome fears and phobias. … A person with Generalized Anxiety Disorder worries repeatedly and continually about a wide variety of possible problems, and becomes so consumed by worry that she fears the worry will eventually kill her or drive her to a "nervous breakdown".