Additional Reference Materials on Symptoms and Diagnostic Criteria

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Complementing the separate disorders and symptoms guide at the Mental Health Reference site, this section provides additional background information on common forms of psychological distress.

For anyone experiencing mental health concerns, our main site includes many additional resources, including notes on secure chat with a counsellor or therapist. To find a mental health professional, you can also check the directory for psychologists in the US, the directory for counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK, or the directory for counsellors in Australia.

All clinical material on this site is peer reviewed by one or more clinical psychologists or other qualified mental health professionals. This specific article was originally published by on and was last reviewed or updated by Dr Greg Mulhauser, Managing Editor on .

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