People abuse substances such as drugs, alcohol, and tobacco for varied and complicated reasons, but it is clear that our society pays a significant cost. Get the latest statistics and facts here about drug and alcohol abuse in the U.S.
Treatment of Barbiturate Abuse
If you suspect someone has abused barbiturates, medical attention is needed. Find out what to expect at the emergency room.
Binge Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens
What you need to know about binge eating disorder to help your kid.
What to Expect From Schizophrenia Medications
Learn about the types of schizophrenia drugs, the kinds of symptoms they can treat, and side effects.
Causes of Anxiety
The causes of anxiety are not always easy to isolate. A look at many factors that can create symptoms of an anxiety disorder.
What Is Depression?
WebMD explains how to spot signs of clinical depression, from feelings of worthlessness to impaired concentration and fatigue.
Understanding Postpartum Depression -- the Basics
Learn about the basics of postpartum depression from the experts at WebMD.
Questions and Answers About Depression
WebMD answers basic questions about depression, including its causes and treatment.
Tests Used to Diagnose Depression
Learn from WebMD what to expect if you see your doctor for symptoms of depression. Find out which tests and tools may be used to diagnose your condition.
Symptoms of Depression
Do you know the symptoms of depression? Find out more.