Mental Health Library

By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

Welcome to Psych Central's mental health library. This is our primary repository for all of our articles on mental health, relationships, parenting, children, human behavior and psychology. Jump down to a a list of all of our mental health categories.

Caregivers

When to Seek Treatment for OCD

Most experts agree that it is time to seek treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder when the illness “interferes with your daily life.” While “interfering” can mean different things to different people,...
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Dreams

Dreams: Your Inner Guidance

Dreams are far more than fantasies and wishes. They reveal inner truths, and expose incorrect conscious attitudes and resolve conflicts, providing a healing and self-regulating function. If you are...
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Creativity

Why Art Therapy?

There are a number of different forms of therapy and choosing which one is the best choice may prove to be a daunting task, especially when faced with low...
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Anxiety

Living with Panic and Anxiety

Intense fear, terror, panic or dread my leave you feeling physically and emotionally drained to the point where even normal activities may be avoided or curtailed. You may experience...
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