ADHD describes a group of behaviors that include difficulty paying attention, trouble sitting still, and/or acting hastily or impulsively.
Anxiety is actually a group of disorders in which persistent feelings of anxiety (worry and/or fear) become worse over time and interfere with a person’s work, school, and personal life.
A cluster of mood disorders marked by periods of extreme lows (depression) and extreme highs (mania).
BPD is a serious mental condition involving an ongoing pattern of instability in a person’s moods, behavior, self-image, and functioning often resulting in impulsive actions and unstable relationships.
Conduct Disorder is a mental health problem in children and adolescents involving behavior patterns in which the basic rights of others and/or major age-appropriate norms or rules are violated.
Depression is a common but serious mood disorder that can negatively affect individuals mentally, emotionally, and physically.
OCD is a mental illness involving recurring patterns of intrusive, unwanted thoughts and images plus repetitive behaviors that interfere with daily life and the ability to function socially.
An ongoing pattern in children marked by uncooperative, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward parents and authority figures that negatively impacts the child’s daily functioning.
Mental illnesses and addiction take many forms, and can affect people in different ways. The Brattleboro Retreat has experience treating a wide range of psychiatric and addictive disorders.
Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder marked by recurring and unexpected panic attacks.
PTSD is a type of anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing, witnessing, or being associated with a terrifying event or ordeal.
Reactive Attachment Disorder is a rare but serious condition in which infants or young children fail to establish healthy attachments with parents and/or caregivers.
Schizoaffective disorder is a chronic mental illness marked by symptoms of schizophrenia (for example, delusions and hallucinations) accompanied by symptoms of a mood disorder.
Schizophrenia is a chronic brain illness that can cause a person to suffer delusions, hallucinations, and distorted thoughts. It can also interfere with their motivation and ability to think and concentrate.
Separation anxiety is a form of extreme distress that makes it intolerable for a young child to be away from a parent/caregiver during periods of planned (or expected) age-appropriate separation.
Social anxiety disorder is the fear of social situations that involve interactions with other people.