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  1. Dissociation and dissociative disorders

    04 Jun 2020

    Dissociation is a mental process where a person disconnects from their thoughts, feelings, memories or sense of identity...

  2. Schizoaffective disorder

    23 May 2020

    Diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder may be difficult because the symptoms are similar to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia...

  3. Munchausen syndrome

    21 May 2020

    Munchausen syndrome is a mental disorder in which the patient fakes illness to gain attention and sympathy...

  4. Panic attack

    21 May 2020

    Without treatment, frequent and prolonged panic attacks can be severely disabling...

  5. Paranoia

    21 May 2020

    Paranoia is the irrational and persistent feeling that people are ‘out to get you’ or that you are the subject of persistent, intrusive attention by others...

  6. Anxiety disorders

    18 May 2020

    Anxiety disorders are common mental health problems that affect many people...

  7. Psychoanalysis

    07 Nov 2019

    Psychoanalysis is a treatment based on the theory that our present is shaped by our past...

  8. Antipsychotic medications

    17 Oct 2019

    Antipsychotic medications work by altering brain chemistry to help reduce psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, delusions and disordered thinking...

  9. Mental illness - family and friends

    17 Oct 2019

    You can do a lot to help your friend or relative with a mental illness, but you need to look after yourself too...

  10. Mental illness and violence

    16 Oct 2019

    People with a mental illness who are receiving effective treatment are no more violent than anyone else in the community...