Gambling disorder affects about one percent of Americans, who are unable to stop gambling despite the damage to their psyches, wallets, families, and jobs.
Severe mood swings and extreme irritability are just two characteristics of personality disorders.
Tobacco dependence treatment and research are priorities at Yale Medicine; we offer new therapies and clinical trials to help people quit smoking.
Marijuana (cannabis) can cause paranoia and memory loss. Also called cannabis, it can be addictive and can disrupt a user’s life and relationships.
Suicide, whether spontaneous or planned, is a tragic act that has many long and far-reaching impacts.
Everyone feels anxiety at times, but a person whose anxiety interferes with living a normal life may have an anxiety disorder, and it can be treated.
People with binge eating disorder eat an unusually large quantity of food during a short time period and feel a lack of control when it happens.
A person with bipolar disorder experiences extreme highs and lows for short or sustained periods of time; effective treatment is available.