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    1. Childhood Depression

      Childhood depression is different from the normal "blues" and everyday emotions that occur as a child develops. Learn the signs of childhood depression and how it's treated.

    2. Treating an Addiction to Painkillers

      Breaking free from an addiction to prescription drugs takes more than willpower. Learn more from WebMD about the medications and types of counseling that can help get someone on the road to recovery.

    3. Counseling and Addiction

      Being addicted to opioid drugs goes beyond physical dependence. Counseling helps addicts stay clean and cope with life. Which type of therapy is right for someone with an addiction?

    4. Painkillers, Narcotic Misuse, and Addiction

      What are the symptoms of opioid addiction? How does dependence differ from addiction? Learn more about narcotic abuse.

    5. Prescription Drug Abuse

      WebMD describes different types of prescription drugs that can cause addiction.

    6. What Is a Shared Psychotic Disorder?

      WebMD explains shared psychotic disorder -- a condition in which an otherwise healthy person shares in the delusions of a person with psychosis -- including its symptoms and treatment.

    7. What Triggers PTSD?

      PTSD is a type of trauma- or stressor-related disorder that you might develop after living through a shocking or dangerous experience.

    8. Borderline Personality Disorder vs. Bipolar Disorder

      Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder are often confused. They both have symptoms of impulsiveness and mood swings.

    9. Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

      If you’ve been through a major crisis, you know it’s not always easy to get your life back to normal. A critical incident stress debriefing (CISD) can help you get better.

    10. Drugs That Cause Depression

      If you're feeling depressed or manic, it could be due to a drug you're taking. Find out more about medications that can cause depression or mania.

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