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Assessment of paranoia

It's important to seek professional help if you or someone you know, is affected by paranoid thoughts often. An assessment can help determine the cause.

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Personality disorders: symptoms, diagnosis, causes

Every personality disorder has its unique symptoms and behaviours. Someone may display some of these traits but not have a personality disorder diagnosis.

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Diagnosis of depression

Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis

If you suspect you have BPD, the first step to receiving a borderline personality disorder diagnosis is to see a doctor or mental health professional.

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Diagnosis of schizophrenia

If you have unusual thoughts, perceptions or behaviours that sound like schizophrenia, a doctor can diagnose your symptoms and recommend treatment.

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Personality disorders: an overview

Personality disorder refers to a long-term pattern of thinking and behaviour that causes distress, making it difficult to function in everyday life.

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Diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)

A narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) diagnosis is usually made using a psychological evaluation process with a questionnaire and assessment tools. This covers the symptom severity and the person’s history.

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How military veterans and their families can access health services, mental health support

There are many ways for the serving and ex-serving community to seek help for mental health and general wellbeing, starting with the DVA's AT-Ease portal.

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Diagnosis of psychosis

The first step in diagnosing psychosis is to see a doctor or mental health team at a hospital. Psychosis is treatable, so it’s important to seek help.

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Youth suicide

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, it’s important not to ignore the warning signs. There are things you can do to keep safe. Learn more here.

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