Mental Disorders, or Mental Illness
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are many causes of mental disorders. A person’s genes and family history may play a role, as well as life experiences, such as stress or a history of abuse. Mental disorders include a wide range of problems, including:
- Anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and phobias
- Bipolar disorder
- Mood disorders
- Personality disorders
- Psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia
Medications and counseling can help many mental disorders. To learn more about the psychiatry services at St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute, please contact us at (314) 289-9411 for our St. Louis City location and (636) 532-9188 for our Chesterfield location, you can also choose to complete our online inquiry form. We look forward to speaking with you.