What We Treat
The psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors of the Mount Sinai Department of Psychiatry provide comprehensive and compassionate care for the full range of mental health conditions, including the following:
Anxiety Disorders: These conditions involve excessive levels of anxiety or fear.
- Separation Anxiety Disorder
- Specific Phobia
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Bipolar and Related Disorders: Bipolar disorder is marked by severe swings between states of mania and depression. There are two forms of bipolar disorder (I and II).
Depressive Disorders: These conditions are characterized by extreme sadness and a lack of interest in activities significant enough to affect a person's ability to function.
- Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Dysthymia (Persistent Depressive Disorder)
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Eating Disorders: This group of conditions is marked by an ongoing disruption of behaviors related to eating, significantly impacting an individual's health.
Impulse-Control Disorders: These conditions impair an individual's ability to control their own behaviors or emotions.
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Conduct Disorder
- Antisocial Personality Disorder
Neurocognitive Disorders: This group of conditions involves a decline in an individual's level of cognitive ability related to the following diseases.
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Neurocognitive Disorder with Lewy Bodies
- Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- HIV Infection
- Parkinson's Disease
- Huntington's Disease
Neurodevelopmental Disorders: These conditions typically manifest early in the development period and involve impairments in social, personal, occupational, or academic function.
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Communication Disorders (including stuttering)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Learning Disorder
- Tics, Tourette's Disorder and other Motor Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is marked by recurrent and disturbing thoughts and/or ritualized, repetitive behaviors. Disorders related to OCD include the following:
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Hoarding Disorder
- Tics and Tourette's Disorder
- Trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder)
- Excoriation (skin-picking disorder)
Personality Disorders: This group of conditions includes individuals with rigid patterns of thoughts and behaviors that substantially differ from cultural norms, resulting in impairments or anxiety.
- Paranoid Personality Disorder
- Schizoid Personality Disorder
- Schizotypal Personality Disorder
- Antisocial Personality Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Histrionic Personality Disorder
- Narcissistic Personality Disorder
- Avoidant Personality Disorder
- Dependent Personality Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders: This group of conditions is marked by abnormalities that include hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, and disorganized motor behavior.
Sexual Dysfunctions: These disorders are usually marked by disruptions in an individual's sexual responses or ability to enjoy sex.
- Delayed Ejaculation
- Erectile Disorder
- Female Sexual Interest / Arousal Disorder
- Premature Ejaculation
Sleep Disorders: These conditions negatively impact the timing, amount, and quality of an individual's sleep, causing a range of daytime problems.
- Insomnia Disorder
- Hypersomnolence Disorder
- Sleep Apnea
- Restless Leg Syndrome
Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders: This group of conditions involves excessive distress related to somatic symptoms.
- Somatic Symptom Disorder
- Conversion Disorder
Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: These conditions include excessive engagement in drug use or behaviors that stimulate the brain reward system to the point at which daily activities may be neglected.
- Alcohol-Related Disorders
- Caffeine-Related Disorders
- Cannabis-Related Disorders
- Hallucinogen-Related Disorders
- Inhalant-Related Disorders
- Opioid-Related Disorders
- Sedative- or Hypnotic-Related Disorders
- Stimulant-Related Disorders
- Tobacco-Related Disorders
- Gambling Disorder
Trauma-Related Disorders: This group of conditions includes feelings of distress resulting from a traumatic event.
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Adjustment Disorder