Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, is among only a few mental disorders that are triggered by a disturbing outside event, quite unlike other ps...learn more »
Normal sleep has 2 distinct states: non-rapid eye movement (NREM) and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep (see Sleep: Understanding the Basics for details of various...learn more »
Suicidal thoughts may be brought about by a sudden, negative change in life circumstances, substance abuse, or even sleep deprivation. Suicidal thoughts are tro...learn more »
Long considered a taboo subject, women's sexuality is now openly discussed and portrayed on television, in magazines, and on the internet. Symptoms of female se...learn more »
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by repeated and persistent repetitive thoughts, worries, and behaviors. OCD may be asso...learn more »
The sleep disorder of night terrors typically occurs in children aged 3-12 years, with a peak onset in children aged 3½ years. Sleep is divided into 2 c...learn more »
Are you one of millions of seniors in the US who think life would be pretty good if you could just get some sleep?
Sleep disturbances are very common ...learn more »