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Alzheimer's Disease

A general overview of Alzheimer's Disease that includes a description and information about treatment, prognosis and research. Selected references, a list of organizations where users can obtain addit... Details >

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Psychiatry FAQ  External Link

This document answers questions about mental illness and psychiatrists, medical physicians who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses, substance abuse and addictio... Details >

American Psychiatric Association  External Link

AACAP: Publication Store  External Link

AACAP offers information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, AACAP membership, current research, practice guidelines, managed care information, awards and fello... Details >

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  External Link

About Compulsive Gambling  External Link

Compulsive gambling is the obvious symptom of an emotional disorder. The emotional factors involved are: inability or unwillingness to accept reality, emotional insecurity, basic immaturity, and lack ... Details >

Gam-Anon International Service Office  External Link

African-Americans and Alzheimer's Disease  External Link

Today more than 5 million people have Alzheimer's. And African-Americans may be at especially high risk for the disease. Learn more about Alzheimer's, how you can reduce your risk and how to get stres... Details >

Alzheimer's Association  External Link

American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (NCAIANMHR)  External Link

The National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (NCAIANMHR) is a program in the Department of Psychiatry and one of four minority mental health research Centers. The N... Details >

National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research  External Link

American Psychological Association's Help Center  External Link

Information designed to help people understand when to seek psychological services and how a psychologist can help with everyday life problems. Includes a link to referral information for a psychologi... Details >

American Psychological Association  External Link

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents  External Link

This is one of a series of fact sheets on the mental, emotional, and behavior disorders that can appear in childhood or adolescence. Young people with an anxiety disorder typically are so afraid, wor... Details >

SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center, Center for Mental Health Services

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)   External Link

Once considered a rare disorder, autism and other conditions within the autism spectrum are now estimated to occur at a rate of 1 in 500 children. This site provides a great amount of information inc... Details >

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center  External Link

A-Z Disorder Guide   External Link

This page has information on articles and resources of disorders and conditions that AboutOurKids has developed.... Details >  External Link