This comprehensive website by Phillip Long, M.D. from Canada links to dozens of psychological disorder sites: Anxiety disorders, cognitive disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, substance-related disorders, etc.
This website also contains information on each of the most common mental disorders including American and European descriptions, treatment information (for therapists, research information, information booklets (from professional organizations and support groups) and related magazine, newsletter or newspaper articles.
It features online diagnostic programs that can be used to diagnose adjustment disorders, anxiety disorders, drug-related disorders, eating disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, psychotic disorders as well as disorders of infancy, childhood and adolescence.
This versatile website can be used by mental health professionals, patients who want to learn more about their illness, friends and families of patients, mental health support groups, students, and members of the general public who want to learn more about mental health. It also includes some discussion groups.
Information on each of the most common psychiatric medications are included, with enough detail and scope for it to be used by therapists.
There is also a mental health magazine with articles, books, booklets, news, and also stories of how real people have coped with their illness.
This website could easily be used in a classroom for high school, college or graduate school to do research for an assignment, or for teachers of students to present some of the information in class.
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||The target population is listed as anybody who has an interest in mental health, and the following are listed: Mental health professionals, Patients who want to learn more about their illness, Friends and families of patients, Mental health support groups, Students, and Members of the general public who want to learn more about mental health. As such, it is a very generally oriented website, and a target student population cannot be identified.