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Autism Spectrum Disorder

This brochure informs parents and adults on the range of symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), including social impairment, communications issues, and repetitive behaviors. It also discusses diagnosis and treatment of ASD, as well as possible related co-occurring mental disorders.

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Bipolar Disorder

This brochure describes the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options for bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive illness), a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks.

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Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens

This brochure provides information for parents about bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive illness) in children and teenagers. It addresses signs and symptoms, treatment options, and how parents can help their child with this disorder.

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Chronic Illness & Mental Health

This brochure discusses chronic illnesses and depression, including symptoms, health effects, treatment, and recovery.

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Depression

A brochure on depression that explains what it is and how to get help.

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Depression in Women: 5 Things You Should Know

This brochure discusses five things about depression in women, the types of depression unique to women and how to find help.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out of Control

This brochure discusses signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).

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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Community Members Can Do

A booklet that describes what community members can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters.

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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do

A booklet that describes what parents can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters.

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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Rescue Workers Can Do

A booklet that describes what rescue workers can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters.

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Men and Depression

Men and women may experience depression very differently. This brochure describes common signs and symptoms, and treatment options for depression in men.

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NIMH Answers Questions About Suicide

Brochure focuses on suicide and suicidal thoughts/behaviors in young people including risk factors, warning signs, resources, social media, reporting on suicide, and prevention.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: When Unwanted Thoughts or Irresistible Actions Take Over

This brochure discusses signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a chronic disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts and behaviors.

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Older Adults and Depression

Depression is not a normal part of aging. This brochure describes the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for depression in older adults.

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Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms

This brochure discusses symptoms, causes, and treatments for panic disorder, a type of anxiety disorder associated with sudden and repeated attacks of fear.

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Postpartum Depression Facts

A brochure on postpartum depression that explains its causes, symptoms, treatments, and how to get help.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This brochure focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a disorder that some people develop after experiencing a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It explains signs and symptoms in children and adults, risk factors, treatment options, and next steps for PTSD research.

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Schizophrenia Basics

Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. This brochure offers an overview about schizophrenia, including signs and symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.

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Social Anxiety Disorder: More Than Just Shyness

This brochure discusses symptoms, causes, and treatments for social anxiety disorder (also called social phobia), a type of anxiety disorder associated with intense, persistent fear of being watched and judged by others.

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The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction

Learn about changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development.

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