Jefferson University Hospitals

Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience

Diseases & Conditions

  • Adjustment Disorders
    Highly trained and experienced mental health professionals help ease a person's suffering when living with a traumatic incident.

  • Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease
    Excessive amounts of alcohol contribute to an increased risk of liver disease. Our specialists treat each patient with personalized plans to help reverse the damage.

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
    Specialists in the treatment of liver diseases, such as alcoholic hepatitis, work with patients to help reverse liver damage and prevent more serious complications.

  • Anorexia
    For a person struggling with the eating disorder, anorexia, our team of experts provides a multifaceted approach to developing a personalized treatment plan to help care for patients.

  • Binge Eating Disorder
    If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with binge eating, our team of trained psychiatrists provide a multifaceted approach to developing a personalized treatment plan.

  • Bipolar Disorder
    Recognizing the varied and extreme mood swings associated with bipolar disorder is crucial in obtaining effective treatment and avoiding the potentially painful consequences of reckless, manic behavior.

  • Smell & Taste (Chemosensory) Disorders
    If something isn't right with your sense of smell or taste, visit one of our specialists for expert care and treatment.

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Treatments are available to manage the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, including medication, psychotherapy and integrative medicine.

  • Chronic Pain
    While there are many causes of chronic pain, our experienced staff give you an expert diagnosis and treatment plan based on your specific needs.

  • Cirrhosis (Chronic Liver Disease)
    Our specialists in liver disease will provide personalized care with the goal of reducing damage to your liver, which may include medication therapy or treatment for alcohol dependence if necessary.

  • Drug-Induced Hepatitis
    Our hepatologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating drug-induced hepatitis with the goal of stopping liver damage caused by drugs or other toxic agents.

  • Insomnia
    If you are one of the millions of Americans who has trouble sleeping, there is hope in knowing that insomnia can be effectively managed by our sleep experts.

  • Learning Disorders
    If you feel your child has a learning disorder, turn to our experienced pediatricians who will ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment.

  • Lyme Disease
    Our physicians are able to diagnose and treat Lyme disease, a bacterial infection caused by ticks.

  • Major Depression
    Our health specialist can help put you on a path to recovery when dealing with symptoms of major depression such as feeling hopeless or worthless, recurring thoughts of death or suicide and feeling overwhelmed by feelings of sadness or grief.

  • Obesity
    Our highly trained medical staff will work with you to devise a customized plan for a healthier and more active lifestyle to help combat obesity.

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    Constantly repeating daily actions may be signs of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and should be treated by our medical professionals.

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    Uncooperative, defiant behavior may be signs your child has oppositional defiant disorder and should be treated by one of our medical experts.

  • Pancreatitis
    Our experts provide personalized care to manage the pain and complications of inflammation of the pancreas, known as pancreatitis.

  • Panic Disorder
    Our specialists provide personal treatment to patients with an irrational fear something bad will happen which is often associated with panic disorders.

  • Personality Disorders
    If you or someone you care about is exhibiting signs of any personality disorder, including paranoia, obsessive-compulsive, narcissism or antisocial or dependent behaviors, seek treatment from one of our specialists right away.

  • Phobia
    Our highly trained and experienced mental health professionals will provide personal treatment to those showing signs of phobia such as a fear of crowds.

  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
    Our experts specialize in post-traumatic stress disorder, debilitating disorder that can affect anyone who has experienced a severe physical or emotional scar.

  • Postpartum Depression
    A noticeable change in sleep pattern, feeling hopeless or worthless, decreased energy, inability to concentrate, recurring thoughts of death or suicide or feeling overwhelmed by feelings of sadness or grief, are signs of depression.

  • Schizophrenia
    If you or someone you care about is exhibiting signs of schizophrenia, including hallucinations, paranoid behaviors and confusing fantasy with reality or others, you should urge them to seek treatment as soon as possible.

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
    If you're feeling tired and depressed during the winter months, you may have seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and our specialists can provide personalized treatment.

  • Substance Abuse
    We are committed to helping people find the courage to heal from substance abuse including alcoholism and drug addiction and move toward recovery.

  • Tourette's Syndrome
    Our compassionate mental health professionals provide a multifaceted approach to developing a personalized treatment plan for Tourette's Syndrome.