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Emotional Health Basics Center

Mental illness is a general term used to describe a variety of disorders involving thoughts, behaviors or moods. These can range from codependency to the physical or mental abuse of others. Most conditions require patients to seek a mental health professional (e.g., psychologist, psychiatrist). Diagnosing mental disorders usually involves a psychological evaluation.

Balancing Bipolar
The manic or depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder can be triggered by stress, seasonal changes or medications. Use these tips to find balance:


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