Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) Assessment

Do I have symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, may develop after a person experiences a very traumatic event. Most people develop PTSD immediately after the event; others, however, develop symptoms several weeks, months, or even years after the event. Common causes of PTSD are military combat, natural … Read more

Postpartum Psychosis Assessment

Does a new mother have symptoms of Postpartum Psychosis? One or two in a thousand new mothers (4,000 – 8,000 women each year) will develop postpartum psychosis, a very serious illness that needs quick intervention, usually including hospitalization. One of the biggest risk factors for postpartum psychosis is previously diagnosed or family hisotry of bipolar … Read more

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Assessment

Do I have symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)? If you worry too much, feel restless, and don’t sleep well, you may be experiencing symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Take this quick assessment to learn more about the symptoms of GAD and help you determine whether or not you might have GAD. These questions … Read more

Manic Episode Assessment

Have I had a manic episode between bouts of depression? Bipolar disorder is an illness consisting of alternating periods (lasting hours, days, weeks, or even months) of depression and manic episodes. Bipolar disorder is frequently misdiagnosed as depression because the manic episodes seem positive. The low periods of depression are usually what prompts a a … Read more