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    1. Munchausen Syndrome

      WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Munchausen syndrome, a disorder in which a person repeatedly acts as if he or she has a physical or mental illness when he or she is not really sick.

    2. Ganser Syndrome

      WebMD explains a rare disorder known as Ganser syndrome, in which people mimic the symptoms of serious mental illnesses to draw attention to themselves.

    3. Depression Relapse: What to Do First

      WebMD explains how recurrences and relapses of depression are treated.

    4. Depression: Treating Depression With Medication

      WebMD explains the use of antidepressants to treat depression and some of the risks they may pose.

    5. Mental Health and Rumination Disorder

      Rumination disorder is an uncommon eating disorder usually in infants and young children. Learn more.

    6. Reactive Attachment Disorder

      Reactive attachment disorder (RAD) occurs in children who have been neglected and are unable to form a healthy emotional attachment with their primary caregivers.

    7. Oppositional Defiant Disorder

      WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of oppositional defiant disorder, or ODD, which affects children and teens.

    8. Body Dysmorphic Disorder

      People with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) are preoccupied with an imagined physical defect or a minor defect that others often cannot see. WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of BDD.

    9. Do I Have a Binge Eating Disorder?

      Learn the signs and symptoms and how to tell the difference between unhealthy habits and this serious eating disorder.

    10. Dementia

      WebMD provides a brief overview of dementia causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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