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2015-02-04 08:31:14

Stress in America(TM) survey finds parents, younger generations and lower-income households have higher stress than others overall WASHINGTON, Feb.

2014-12-19 23:03:46

Mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights, has released a new article on the recent Senate report on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program and points out that this

teens and prescriptions
2014-11-25 04:00:00

Teens prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications may be up to 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs illegally than teens who have never received a prescription, often by obtaining additional pills from friends or family members.

2014-10-06 23:00:17

HealthForumOnline's (HFO) newly updated online continuing education (CE) course for mental health professionals, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): The Effects of Aging, explores what can be expected

2014-10-01 08:31:14

Oct. 5-11 is National Mental Illness Awareness Week WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-09-24 08:29:04

Tampa, Schaumburg and San Francisco Bay Area campuses achieve reaccreditation from American Psychological Association ORANGE, Calif., Sept.

2014-08-28 08:24:48

APA survey links employee recognition to satisfaction, motivation and work effort WASHINGTON, Aug.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.