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Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders A detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments of the major anxiety disorders, with information on getting help and coping En Español
A Participant's Guide to Mental Health Clinical Research
Participants Guide This brochure, prepared by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), provides answers to common questions about volunteering for mental health clinical research.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Cover of the ADHD booklet A detailed booklet that describes ADHD symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders)
Cover of the Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders) booklet A detailed booklet that describes Autism symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar A detailed booklet that describes bipolar disorder symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens: A Parent’s Guide
Bipolar This booklet is a guide for parents who think their child may have symptoms of bipolar disorder, or parents whose child has been diagnosed.
Depression
Thumbnail of the cover of the booklet Depression. A detailed booklet that describes Depression symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. En Español
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorder A detailed booklet that describes the different types of eating disorders, symptoms, and treatments.
Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Community Members Can Do
Helping Chilren and Adolescents A booklet that describes what community members can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters. En Español
Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do
Helping Children and Adolescents A booklet that describes what parents can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters. En Español
Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Rescue Workers Can Do
Helping Children and Adolescents A booklet that describes what rescue workers can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters. En Español
Men and Depression
Men and Depression A detailed booklet that describes what you need to know about depression in men: how it looks, how it feels, getting help, and getting better. En Español
Mental Health Medications
Mental Health Medications This guide describes the types of medications used to treat mental disorders, side effects of medications, directions for taking medications, and includes any FDA warnings.
NIMH Strategic Plan (Flyer)
NIMH Strategic Plan Flyer A summary of the National Institute of Mental Health Strategic Plan objectives.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
PTSD A booklet on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that explains what it is, treatment options, and how to get help.
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia A detailed booklet that describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. En Español
Women and Depression: Discovering Hope
Women and Depression A booklet that describes the symptoms, treatment and factors contributing to depression that are unique to women. En Español
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Easy-to-Read)
ADHD An easy-to-read booklet of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder En Español
Bipolar Disorder (Easy to Read)
Bipolar Disorder An easy-to-read booklet on Bipolar Disorder that explains what it is, when it starts and how to get help. En Español
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens (Easy to Read)
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens An easy-to-read booklet on Bipolar Disorder in children and teens that explains what it is, when it starts and how to get help. En Español
Depression (Easy to Read)
Depression An easy-to-read booklet on Depression that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. En Español
Depression in Women
cover of depression in women publicatoin An easy-to-read booklet on depression in women that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorders An easy-to-read booklet on generalized anxiety disorder that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. En Español
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Easy-to-Read)
PTSD An easy-to-read booklet on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. En Español
Real Men Real Depression (Easy-to-Read)
Men and Depression An estimated six million men in the United States have a depressive disorder-major depression, dysthymia (chronic, less severe depression), or bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) every year. En Español
Schizophrenia (Easy-to-Read)
Schizophrenia An easy-to-read booklet on Schizophrenia that explains what it is, when it starts and how to get help.
Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)
Social Phobia An easy-to-read booklet on Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. En Español
Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder): Always Embarrassed
cover of social phobia trifold An easy-to-read booklet on Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.
When Fear Overwhelms: Panic Disorder
Panic Disorder An easy-to-read booklet on Panic Disorder that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. En Español
When Unwanted Thoughts Take Over: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder An easy-to-read booklet on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. En Español
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Distracted student texting in class Frequently asked questions about ADHD and teenagers.
Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder A brief overview that focuses on the symptoms, treatments, and research findings.
Coping with Continued Stress: The Gulf Oil Spill Disaster
A fact sheet describing how to cope with continued uncertainty surrounding the Gulf oil spill.
Depression and High School Students
Woman with arm around girl who is crying Answers to students’ frequently asked questions about depression.
Looking at My Genes: What Can They Tell Me?
A fact sheet containing frequently asked questions about genome scans and genetic testing.
Neuroimaging and Mental Illness: A Window Into the Brain
Neuroimaging FAQ Researchers use brain scans to study brain development in healthy people and people with illnesses. This publication answers frequently asked questions about what brain scans can and cannot do related to diagnosing mental illnesses.
Older Adults: Depression and Suicide Facts (Fact Sheet)
older woman walking with a dog A brief overview of the statistics on depression and suicide in older adults, with information on depression treatments and suicide prevention
PANDAS: Frequently Asked Questions about Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections
Overview and FAQs about this illness.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Fact Sheet
NMIH Fact sheet A fact sheet with a brief description of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its treatment.
Suicide: A major, preventable mental health problem
Adult parent hugging teen children Facts about suicide and suicide prevention among teens and young adults.
Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention
statistics chart A fact sheet of statistics on suicide with information on treatments and suicide prevention.
Teenage Brain: A work in progress (Fact Sheet)
A brief overview of research into brain development during adolescence.
The Numbers Count: Mental Disorders in America
Describes statistics about mental disorders.
Treatment of Children with Mental Illness
Treatment Children Answers to frequently asked questions about the treatment of mental disorders in children.

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