Category Archives: Patient Resources

Bipolar Disorder (NIMH)

Do you feel very happy and energized some days, and very sad and depressed on other days? Do these moods last for a week or more? Do your mood changes make it hard to sleep, stay focused, or go to wor ...

Depression and College Students (NIMH)

Feeling moody, sad, or grouchy? Who doesn’t once in a while? College is an exciting time, but it can also be very challenging. As a college student, you might be leaving home for the first time, learn ...

Depression: What You Need to Know (NIMH)

Sadness is something we all experience. It is a normal reaction to difficult times in life and usually passes with a little time. When a person has depression, it interferes with daily life and normal ...

GAD: When Worry Gets Out of Control (NIMH)

Are you extremely worried about everything in your life, even if there is little or no reason to worry? Are you very anxious about just getting through the day? Are you afraid that everything will alw ...

OCD: When Thoughts Take Over (NIMH)

Do you feel the need to check and re check things over and over? Do you have the same thoughts constantly? Do you feel a very strong need to perform certain rituals repeatedly and feel like you have n ...

Phobia (ABCT Fact Sheet)

A phobia can be defined as a fear and/or avoidance of an object, activity, or situation that the individual knows is out of proportion to the actual danger that object, activity, or situation poses. P ...

OCD (ABCT Fact Sheet)

Far more common than previously thought, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) now receives widespread attention from the general public. Reports in the media are frequent, but not always correct. The t ...