Mental health disorders are more common than you might think. In fact, one in five Americans will experience a mental disorder in their lifetime. It’s important to know the signs and symptoms of disorders so that you can get help if you or someone you know is struggling.
What should I know about this?
There are many different types of disorders, but some of the most common include anxiety disorders, depression, and bipolar disorder.
Anxiety disorders are characterized by feelings of fear, worry, and tension. People with anxiety disorders may avoid certain situations or activities because they are afraid of what might happen. Depression is a disorder that is characterized by persistent sadness and loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyed. Bipolar disorder is a disorder that causes extreme mood swings, from highs (mania) to lows (depression).
We hope this information has been useful to you.