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.
Diagnosis of ADHD
An ADHD diagnosis is usually made by a specialist paediatrician or child psychiatrist who assesses the child's behaviour, interviewing parents and teachers.
Diagnosis of PTSD
A diagnosis of PTSD can come as a relief for someone who has been suffering symptoms as it provides an explanation and basis for beginning treatment.
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.
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.
Diagnosis of mental illness
Mental illnesses can be diagnosed after a detailed mental health assessment in the form of an interview with your doctor or a mental health professional.
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.
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.
Diagnosis of schizophrenia
If you have unusual thoughts, perceptions or behaviours that sound like schizophrenia, a doctor can diagnose your symptoms and recommend treatment.
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.