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Anorexia Nervosa (Anorexia)

Photo by Colin Logan OverviewSymptomsDiagnosisCauses and Risk FactorsEpidemiologyEffects of AnorexiaTreatment ApproachesWhat can I do for myself?ComorbiditiesSummaryInfographic   Overview Anorexia is a psychological disorder that affects an individual’s relationship with food...

Eating Disorders

Photo by eflon Eating disorders are psychological disorders characterized by severe disturbances in eating behavior, ranging from extreme restriction of intake to extreme overeating. There are 3 main eating disorders recognized in the DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of...

What Can I Do?

  Here are some general recommendations for what to do for symptoms of depression and anxiety.  What Can I Do for Anxiety?  What Can I Do for Depression? You can also watch this video where we've collected responses from youth with lived experiences on what are good coping...

What Can I Do for Depression?

  Recommendations for symptoms of depression: The following section was written in the perspective of a psychiatrist (Dr. Saleh), and what they might recommend for someone who is depressed. As mentioned in the encyclopedia section, depressive symptoms can be triggered by...

What Can I Do for Anxiety?

  Recommendations for symptoms of anxiety: The following section was written in the perspective of a psychiatrist (Dr. Saleh), and what they might recommend for someone who has anxiety. As mentioned in the encyclopedia section, there are different causes and different kinds of...

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Overview Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a psychological disorder characterized by obsessive and compulsive behaviours that cause a person great distress and affect the normal functioning of everyday life. Symptoms consist of obsessions (recurring and persistent thoughts...

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