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If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a mental health condition you may be looking for more information. Click on the condition to learn more about symptoms and treatments, clearly and simply.
Anxiety disorder can be ongoing and impact the ability to live your life as you want to.
Everyone experiences changes in their mood but bipolar disorder can change your mood dramatically, affecting every part of your life. You will feel extreme highs and lows sometimes lasting for months at a time. You may feel well between these times.
BPD is an illness that affects the way you think and feel about yourself, as well as your emotions and relationships with other people. It's also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD).
Depression is a long-lasting low mood disorder. It affects your ability to do everyday things, feel pleasure or take interest in activities. It’s different from feeling sad or down, but anyone can experience depression.
An eating disorder is an unhealthy attitude towards food, which can make you obsessed with your eating patterns. Eating disorders can involve eating too much or too little and using food to manage your feelings.
Our personalities are made up of the way we think, feel and act. A personality disorder might be diagnosed when parts of our personality cause problems in our lives.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by serious, traumatic or frightening experiences such as an assault, accident or natural disaster.
If you’re experiencing psychosis, you might see or hear or believe things that others may not. You may believe your experiences are real. Some people describe it as a ‘break from reality’.
Schizoaffective disorder is a mental illness that affects your moods, thoughts and behaviour. Schizoaffective disorder has symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Schizophrenia affects the way you think and cope with daily life. Someone living with schizophrenia may experience hallucinations, delusions, disorganised thinking and lack motivation for daily activities.