Mental Disorder

Willis was diagnosed in 2022 with aphasia, and retired from acting before his condition progressed to frontotemporal dementia.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that makes it easier for authorities to compel treatment for people with mental illness or addiction issues.
"In my late 20s, I started to have thoughts that people were out to get me. As the paranoia increased, I stopped eating and sleeping."
The decision comes a few months after the controversial plan was introduced by Mayor Eric Adams.
The plan authorizes police officers to involuntarily place homeless people in psychiatric care, even if they don't appear to pose a threat to the public.
Kander, once a Democratic rising star who was widely talked about as a presidential candidate, has a new book about his private mental health struggles.
Johnny Depp fans have used Amber Heard's alleged borderline personality diagnosis to attack her. For people living with BPD, it's beyond triggering.
Mental health is something that we’re talking about more and more. But in these conversations, we can often hear terms used interchangeably, such as mental health and mental illness. It can be hard to get the language right. So what does the term mental health actually mean? How does it differ from a mental health issue? And when does it become a mental illness?
"How did I wind up living in my car? My husband disappeared. Before he vanished, I stopped recognizing him."
No one believed Joshua Spriestersbach — not even his various public defenders — until a hospital psychiatrist finally listened.