Bipolar disorder (sometimes called "manic depression") is a brain disorder that causes extreme changes in mood and behavior. Bipolar disorder can run in families. For more information, download the patient information PDF.


Everyone feels anxious or nervous once in a while. That is normal. But being extremely anxious or worried on most days for 6 months or longer is not normal. This is called "generalized anxiety disorder." The disorder can make it hard to do everyday tasks. For more information, download the patient information PDF


Depression is a disorder that makes you sad, but it is different than normal sadness. Depression can make it hard for you to work, study, or do everyday tasks. For more information, download the patient information PDF