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Common Mental Disorders

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There are many different types and variations of mental disorders, also referred to as psychiatric illnesses, brain disorders or mental illnesses. The links below will help you gain a basic understanding of the most commonly diagnosed disorders. You can learn about signs and symptoms, how common they are in the U.S. population, diagnosis, treatments, and other mental conditions that commonly occur with the disorder.

The good news is that with professional help and an individually tailored treatment program, most people with mental disorders can recover and lead happier, more rewarding lives.

Alzheimer's Disease (and other forms of dementia)

Antisocial Personality Disorder

Anxiety Disorders (General, Panic, Social)

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Bipolar Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder


Dual Diagnosis (Substance Abuse and Mental Illness)

Eating Disorders

Intellectual Disabilities (Mental Retardation)

Learning Disabilities

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Substance Use Disorders /Addictions

The information on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your qualified mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. We do not recommend or endorse any specific tests, mental health providers, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this site. Reliance on any information provided herein is solely at your own risk.

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