Behavioral Health Disorders

At South Texas Behavioral Health Center, we treat a wide range of behavioral health disorders, allowing our residents to go on to lead fulfilling lives. Learn more about each of the behavioral disorders we treat below:

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.
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Dementia

Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. It affects memory, thinking, language, judgment and behavior.
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that occurs after you’ve seen or experienced a traumatic event.
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Depression

Everyone feels sad now and again, but some people experience a severe unhappiness that interferes with everyday life, known as depression.
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Bipolar disorder

People with bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, experience extreme, abrupt “mood swings” between periods of elevated mania or depression, usually with no clear cause.
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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and disabling brain disorder that affects about 1 percent of Americans.
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood. Children with ADHD have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors and in some cases, are overly active.
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Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is marked by extremes. It is present when a person experiences severe disturbances in eating behavior, such as extreme reduction of food intake or extreme overeating, or feelings of extreme distress or concern about body weight or shape.
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Substance & Alcohol Abuse

Substance and alcohol abuse occurs when a person becomes dependent on alcohol or drugs and that dependency affects their ability to function normally.
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Anxiety

All of us feel anxiety when placed in a stressful situation; in fact, it’s a normal feeling and helps one to cope. But some people worry excessively about everyday situations, and anxiety becomes a disabling disorder.
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