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2014-02-24 09:12:45

Columbia University Medical Center Potential target for treating autism, schizophrenia, and other brain disorders NEW YORK, NY (February 23, 2014) — Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have determined that a small region of the hippocampus known as CA2 is essential for social memory, the ability of an animal to recognize another of the same species. A better grasp of the function of CA2 could prove useful in understanding and treating disorders characterized by...

2014-02-18 16:24:08

Nottingham pens a special guide for those dealing with mental illness MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Life is already difficult enough when you're dealing with bipolar disorder. Now imagine that you are seeking inspiration from a Christian perspective, but there is nothing available. The new book by Christy Nottingham, Be Still and Know: A Calm For Those With Bipolar Disorder ($12.99, paperback, 9781628710458; $6.99, e-book, 9781628710465) fulfills the need by...

2014-02-12 23:27:42

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation names 10 recent discoveries funded by its NARSAD Grants. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names 10 Recent Discoveries Funded by its NARSAD Grants That Will Help Understand, Treat and Cure Mental Illnesses The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has named 10 recent discoveries, funded by its NARSAD Grants, that provide new insight into the mysteries of the brain and potential treatments for people with...

2014-02-06 23:23:50

Well known and everyday people share their stories and advice for overcoming depression and bipolar disorder Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 “My uncle, President John F. Kennedy, was the first president to address civil rights as a moral cause. I feel the same passion to eliminate stigma associated with mental illness,” explains former U.S. congressman Patrick Kennedy in a book released this month by New Harbinger Publications. Back from the Brink: True Stories and Practical...

2014-01-28 23:31:44

January is a peak time for SAD, but there are treatment methods that can help. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), sometimes referred to as ‘winter blues,’ is in full swing in January. Short days and low temperatures mean spending more time outside and a distinct lack of sunlight. These seasonal changes are linked to episodic depression in some people, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center in...

2014-01-28 08:30:05

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meehl Foundation is offering free SPECT images through March 31, 2014. This offer is for clients coming to the 90 day residential DBT program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/PH53646-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/PH53646-b ) The Meehl Foundation is an "Intensively Trained DBT Team" and an "Amen Brain Healthy Treatment Program" creating an individual plan for a wholistic balanced approach to...

2014-01-23 23:00:21

Bridges to Recovery announced today the launch of their groundbreaking mood disorders Disorder residential treatment program. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Bridges to Recovery is a residential treatment center in Los Angeles, with facilities in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades and Bel Air, California. Bridges to Recovery offers an effective alternative to a hospital environment for patients suffering from mood disorders. The center has been treating mental health...

Comedian Psychotic
2014-01-16 10:56:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Next time you watch a stand-up comedy special on television or, better yet, go down to your local comedy club – you may literally be watching someone with psychotic personality traits, according to a new study from the British Journal of Psychiatry. The study team found that comedians they analyzed from the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States scored higher on measures for psychotic characteristics, such as anti-social...

2014-01-14 08:29:55

Special consideration to be given to mothers with children in honor of Maureen J Meehl HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meehl Foundation has four $7,500.00 scholarships available for Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment. These four scholarships can be applied to the total cost of residential BPD treatment, which is usually $34,800.00, reducing the cost to $27,300.00 for a 90-day stay at the Meehl House. The Maureen J Meehl Bipolar/BPD Foundation is a 501c3...

2013-11-20 23:26:53

Teens face many challenges and Paradigm Malibu can be of assistance with all. Malibu, Calfornia (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Paradigm Malibu proudly announces their range of services, including drug rehabilitation treatment, mental health help, Internet and gaming addiction programs and programs for teens who like to self harm. Teens face many challenges on a daily basis and parents often find they need help in overcoming these challenges. "Paradigm Malibu strives to help parents obtain...


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