Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depression is a condition that causes a person to feel sad, hopeless, helpless, worthless, will lack interest in joyful activities and energy to function in daily life. MDD is the leading cause of disability in the US. It affects more than 15 million American adults (6.7%).
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized Anxiety is a disorder that causes people to have persistent and excessive worry about many things in life. The concern is extreme and may be impaired. GAD affects 6.8 million (3.1%) of US adults.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression, causes shifts in a person’s mood from severe depression with sadness and hopelessness of dramatic mania with irritability, impulsivity, racing thoughts and unusual behavior. Bipolar disorder affects 5.7 million adults (2.6%) in the US.
Panic disorder is diagnosed when people experience out-of-the-blue panic attacks and are fearful that another attack will happen. Panic disorder affects 6 million (2.7%) of the US adults.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects every person differently. In general, people suffer from unwanted and intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and compelling ritualistic behaviors (compulsions). OCD affects 2.2 million (1.%) of US adults.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition that occurs in people who are exposed to a traumatic event and suffer from depression, anxiety, flashbacks, nightmares, social isolation, and avoidance. PTSD affects 7.7 million (3.5%) of US adults.