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Disorder

A disturbance in the normal function of a part of the body

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Anxiety Disorder

A disorder in which intense anxiety or fear keeps a person from functioning normally

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Phobia

An exaggerated fear of a specific situation or object

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Personality Disoder

A psychological condition that affects a person's ability to interact normally with others

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Mood Disorder

A disorder in which a person undergoes changes in mood that seem inappropriate or extreme

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Major Depression

A very serious mood disorder in which people lose interest in life and can no longer find enjoyment in anything

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Schizophrenia

A severe mental disorder in which people lose contact with reality

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Suicide

The intentional taking of one's own life

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Therapy

An approach that teaches you different ways of thinking or behaving

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Family Therapy

Counselling that seeks to improve troubled family relationships

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Psychologist

A mental health professional who is trained and licensed by the state to perform therapy

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Clinical Social Worker (CSW)

A licensed, certified mental health professional with a master's degree in social work

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Psychiatrist

A medical doctor with a specialty in the treatment of mental health problems

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