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2012-09-27 23:03:44

Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announced that Dr. Erica Wagner-Heimann will speak at the next OCD Live Forum on October 9, 2012 in Chicago at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Beyond OCD presents psychologist Erica Wagner-Heimann at its OCD Awareness Week Live Forum on October 9, 2012. Dr. Wagner-Heimann´s presentation, titled “Taking ACTion on OCD,” will provide an introduction to a form of Cognitive Behavioral...

2012-06-21 23:01:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI — http://www.stuttering.org) is recognized as one of the most innovative nonprofit organizations in Virginia. This recognition reaffirms a 40-year history of “firsts” for the stuttering therapy center, which is among few organizations in the world that specialize in both research on stuttering and effective treatment of this unique disorder. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI...

2012-03-07 16:01:54

A German-Swedish study shows that internet-based self-help training for tinnitus is as successful as group therapy Those suffering from nagging tinnitus can benefit from internet-based therapy just as much as patients who take part in group therapy sessions. These are the findings of a German-Swedish study in which patients with moderate to severe tinnitus tried out various forms of therapy over a ten-week period. The outcome of both the internet-based therapy and group therapy sessions...

2012-02-28 09:59:19

Speedy return to work did not weaken mental recovery, according to new study Employees on sick leave with common mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety fully returned to work sooner when therapy deals with work-related problems and how to get back on the job, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. Employees who received this therapy and returned to work sooner did not suffer adverse effects and showed significant improvement in...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

Turnaround: Turning Fear Into Freedom, an audio treatment program for child anxiety, receives praise from blogger and mother of 3 children, Su Penn. Turnaround got the attention of Su when she purchased the program to help her son with anxiety. She was so pleased with the results she saw in her son, and the parental guidance it gave her, that she felt compelled to write about it. âœIt has been such a gift to our family! " To read the entire independent review, visit...

2011-08-17 06:39:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--Women often fail to see that midlife is a vital stage of personal development with its unique set of challenges. At this point in life, like several others, women must respond to, or initiate, changes in their lifestyle whether it is regarding their relationships, physical health, and/or work life. A modern woman at midlife can expect to live several more decades and, instead of thinking about retirement, many women are starting new jobs or extending their work life....

2010-05-13 07:46:14

Moderate to severely depressed clients showed greater improvement in cognitive therapy when therapists emphasized changing how they think rather than how they behave, new research has found. The results suggest cognitive therapists should concentrate, at least during the first few sessions, on using cognitive techniques to help those with more severe depression to break out of negative thought patterns and to see events in their lives more realistically. The study found that a concentration...

2010-01-25 12:53:51

Psychodynamic psychotherapy is effective for a wide range of mental health symptoms, including depression, anxiety, panic and stress-related physical ailments, and the benefits of the therapy grow after treatment has ended, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the psychological roots of emotional suffering. Its hallmarks are self-reflection and self-examination, and the use of the relationship between therapist and...

2009-06-19 12:45:00

DETROIT, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The family of an autistic child filed a motion in federal court today to confirm settlement of a class action against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The family alleged in the suit that the insurer wrongfully refused to cover behavioral therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), on the baseless ground that the care was "experimental." Under the terms of the settlement reached at a court-ordered conference on Wednesday, June 17, 2009,...

2009-03-06 18:34:15

A team of U.S. physicians and psychologists proposes a new model of care for treating childhood and teen obesity involving seven steps. The Seven Steps to Success for overweight children and adolescents, described in Obesity Management, defines a stepwise intervention strategy of increasing intensity: medical management; education; environmental changes; support groups; cognitive-behavior therapy I: clinical or short-term immersion; cognitive-behavior therapy II: long-term immersion; and...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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