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New Study Draws Links Between Bad Neighborhoods, Bad Life Events And Bad Health
2014-04-09 16:27:32

By Eric Ferreri, Duke University Residents of poorer Chicago neighborhoods are more likely to suffer terrible life events -- and their health suffers as a result, according to a new Duke University study. The misfortunes they face can come in many forms -- from mugging to job loss to the death of a loved one -- and the stress involved often leads to anxiety, depression and other illnesses, according to the study, released April 8 in PLoS ONE, an open access, peer-reviewed journal....

2014-04-08 23:33:34

Jacqueline Beug is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 NAPW honors Jacqueline Beug, M.A., BCBA, LBA, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in mental health. As the largest organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women...

2014-04-08 23:21:54

Therapy staffing company announces Facebook campaign asking specialists to show their pride Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Therapy Solutions, a leader in rehabilitation staffing, announces their #ProudofMe sweepstakes in April asking clinicians to show pride in the work they do by posting photos holding a sign with their specified discipline in the world of rehabilitation services. The contest, beginning April 7, 2014, will be hosted on Facebook and the staffing company hopes...

2014-04-07 23:27:02

Child and adolescent specialist Dr. Jayne Schachter Walco brings more than 25 years of experience to Morris Psychological Group. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Morris Psychological Group is pleased to announce that clinical psychologist Dr. Jayne Schachter Walco has joined the practice. Dr. Walco brings more than 25 years of experience treating a variety of mental health issues with a particular specialty in working with children and adolescents. “We are thrilled to have Dr....

2014-04-04 23:42:09

Published in the April issue of Neuropsychotherapist magazine, the article explains the theorized brain effects of Emotional Restructuring in the treatment of past relationship negative emotional memories Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Clinical psychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., FACPN, FAACP, and M. Christine Mahan, M.A., co-authored the article entitled, “Emotional Restructuring: Clinical Biological Perspective on Brain Involvement.” Emotional Restructuring is a six-step,...

2014-04-04 23:27:46

New England communities soar to new heights on Saturday, April 5th, from 9am-5pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester (65 Tainter Street) by participating in the first annual New England’s Mindful Kids Yogathon hosted by Ivy Child International, open to all children and anyone young at heart. Special programs to also include mindfulness for caregivers and yoga for children with special needs. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 “Every child is a superhero.” That is what Ivy...

Meditation Used As Object Of Medical Research
2014-04-03 16:12:27

Brown University Mindfulness is always personal and often spiritual, but the meditation experience does not have to be subjective. Advances in methodology are allowing researchers to integrate mindfulness experiences with brain imaging and neural signal data to form testable hypotheses about the science — and the reported mental health benefits — of the practice. A team of Brown University researchers, led by junior Juan Santoyo, will present their research approach at 2:45 p.m on...

2014-04-02 23:24:54

Expansion of partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford delivers Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT) program. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Relias Learning, the online leader in specialized staff training, has expanded their partnership with Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, to provide Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT), the only interactive, online training program designed to help addiction treatment and mental health professionals develop the skills to...

2014-04-02 20:21:59

Dr. Mark W Jacobson also strengthens clinical team. LAMBERTVILLE, N.J., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CROnos Clinical Consulting, a global neuroscience focused clinical data quality control organization (QCO) with proven processes for delivering results, announced today that Dr. Nina Engelhardt has joined the Company as Vice President, Scientific Innovation. Dr. Engelhardt has been actively involved in innovations in trial methodology and clinical assessment to increase the success...

2014-03-31 23:31:48

Eating Disorder Treatment Center Adds New Family & Group Sessions St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 With only 1 in 10 people with an eating disorder seeking treatment, Castlewood Treatment Center is pleased to announce the addition of new, flexible outpatient services at its Fenton, Missouri location. Castlewood will now offer an eating disorder support group for families, a client support group and individual and family therapy sessions beginning later this month. The groups are...


Latest Clinical psychology Reference Libraries

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

Achluophobia
2013-10-21 09:01:55

Achluophobia is a severe pathological fear of nighttime darkness. Other names for this fear include nyctophobia/myctophobia (from the Greek word for “night”), scotophobia (“darkness”), or lygophobia (“twilight”).  The fear of the dark is extremely common among children and is natural to some degree, but if it intensifies to the detriment of normal functioning it can be classified as pathological, and therefore a legitimate phobia. Some researchers, such as Sigmund Freud,...

Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

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