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MedlinePlus: Phobias     View
Collection of links to material about phobias, which are known as anxiety disorders in extreme cases. Topics include treatments and coping, specific conditions (such as social phobia), related issues (such as panic disorders and agoraphobia), and fea ...

The Phobia List     View
List of more than 500 phobias with description. Includes information on how they're named, a FAQ, quotes dealing with fear, and links to related sites.

International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR)     View
Website for the ISNR, a professional organization that is concerned with the use of neurofeedback, a mental health therapy based on brain-wave measurement "where the brain's own output is used to help people change their brain's functioning. ...

Savant Syndrome     View
Collection of articles and resources on this "rare, but spectacular, condition in which persons with various developmental disorders, including autistic disorder, have astonishing islands of ability, brilliance or talent that stand in stark, mar ...

Researchers Shine Spotlight on Narcissistic Personality Disorder     View
This 2008 article considers how "[n]ow that a number of Americans have been identified as narcissists, it is time to learn more about them. For instance, why are so many narcissists men and especially young men?" Begins with a mention o ...

A Field Guide to Narcissism     View
This light-hearted 2006 article considers narcissists: "charming, exasperating, captivating -- and sometimes downright ludicrous. The weird world of the megalomaniac, explained." Discusses the narcissist in the conference room and in love, ...

What a Difference a Friend Makes     View
Website for a campaign "to encourage, educate, and inspire people between 18 and 25 to support their friends who are experiencing mental health problems." On this site "find tools to help in the recovery process, and you can also learn ...

Narcissistic Personality Disorder     View
Background about narcissistic personality disorder, "a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance and a deep need for admiration." Topics include definition, symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek m ...

Bulimia Nervosa Resource Guide     View
Resources for family, friends, and patients about bulimia nervosa, "an eating disorder in which a person engages in binge eating ... followed by some type of behavior to prevent weight gain from the food." Includes material about maximizing ...

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development: Down Syndrome     View
Fact sheet about Down syndrome, a "set of mental and physical symptoms that result from having an extra copy of Chromosome 21." Discusses signs and symptoms of Down syndrome, treatment, and who is at risk. Includes links to related informat ...



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