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Self-harm

This condition, which can involve cutting the skin, alcohol misuse or an eating disorder, is often a way of coping with low self-esteem or trauma.

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Get the answers to your postnatal depression questions

Perinatal anxiety and depression (often called postnatal depression) is incredibly common among mums and dads, but many new parents don't speak up or get the help they need.

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Signs and symptoms of a nervous breakdown

A number of signs can indicate someone may be experiencing symptoms of a nervous breakdown. If you're concerned for a friend or loved one, it's important they seek professional help.

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Psychosis

Psychosis, where you experience an altered sense of reality, is treatable, but its causes are a mystery to researchers.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD)

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder affecting people's thoughts and behaviours, making it difficult to cope with life. Find out more about BPD symptoms and diagnosis.

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Gender dysphoria

Gender dysphoria is the discomfort a person feels because their biological sex doesn’t match their sense of their own gender identity. There are, however, resources to support people who are experiencing gender dysphoria. Find out more here.

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Anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines.

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You’re not alone this World Bipolar Day, March 30

Friday March 30 is World Bipolar Day 2018. Help spread awareness of this mental health disorder, and find the services and helplines you need.

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Symptoms of psychosis

Someone affected by psychosis may experience symptoms such as confusion, delusions, hallucinations or suicidal thoughts.

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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. Read more for personality disorder symptoms and treatment.

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