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Is there some kind of thorough mental health test? Something

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Is there some kind of thorough mental health test? Something online? I guess I want to know how I can find out what mental illness I have. Like other than specifics like depression... I want a test that will consider all mental illnesses.
Hello, I am a qualified Mental Health Nurse and would be happy to help with your question.
There are numerous test on-line that can give you some indication of if you are suffering from a mental illness. They are however not necessarily accurate and an actual diagnosis can only be obtained from a qualified physician.
The DSM is used to categorise and diagnose mental illness, the following link may be useful for you, you will need to click on each mental illness separately to look at the criteria for diagnosis:
http://psychcentral.com/disorders/
The following link offers some basic tests provided by the National Health Service.
http://www.nhs.uk/tools/Pages/Toolslibrary.aspx?Tag=Mental+health
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