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Mental Health and Behavior

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Mental Disorders: Anxiety Disorders | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Bipolar Disorder | Child Behavior Disorders | Depression | Dissociative Disorders | Eating Disorders | Factitious Disorders | Impulse Control Disorders | Intellectual Disabilities | Personality Disorders | Reactive Attachment Disorder | Schizophrenia | Somatoform Disorders

Substance Abuse: General Substance Abuse | Substance Abuse by Juveniles |Treatment of Substance Abuse | Specific Abused Substances

Other Topics: General Mental Health | Treatment of Mental Disorders | Grief | Stress | Suicide | Co-Dependency and Dysfunctional Families


Treatment of Mental Disorders

(Jump to: Overviews | Electroconvulsive Therapy | Medications | Hospitalization | Psychotherapy | Other Treatments | Treatment of Specific Disorders )

Overviews
Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation:AACAP
See also Find a Mental Health Professional


Medications
Mental Health Medications:NIMH
Science News About Medications:NIMH
About Medications:NAMI
Patient Prescription Drug Assistance Programs:NAMI
Psychiatric Medication for Children and Adolescents – Part I: How Medications are Used:AACAP
Psychiatric Medication for Children and Adolescents – Part II: Types of Medications:AACAP
Psychiatric Medication for Children and Adolescents – Part III: Questions to Ask:AACAP
Antidepressants:MedlinePlus


Psychotherapy
How to Find Help Through Seeing a Psychologist:American Psychological Association
Psychotherapy: How It Works and How It Can Help:DBSA
Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents:AACAP
How Emotional and Behavioral Disorders are Treated:American Academy of Pediatrics
Psychosocial Treatments:NAMI
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy:NAMI


Hospitalization
Understanding Hospitalization for Mental Health:DBSA [PDF]
Psychiatric Hospitalization: A Guide for Families:DBSA [PDF]
In-patient care: Considering Hospital Care:MHA
11 Questions To Ask Before Psychiatric Hospitalization Of Your Child Or Adolescent:AACAP


Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT):MHA
Electroconvulsive Therapy: Treating Severe Depression and Mental Illness:Mayo Clinic


Other Treatments
Using Technology for Alternative Treatments:DBSA
Assertive Community Treatment:NAMI
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation:NAMI


Index to Treatment of Specific Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism
Bipolar Disorder
Depression
Eating Disorders
Schizophrenia
Substance Abuse


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