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2013-10-24 23:27:34

Solid Landings Behavioral Health is offering a complimentary workshop & lecture on the challenges that therapists face when helping individuals who work in the entertainment industry. The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, November 7 in Los Angeles, Ca. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A unique lecture and workshop on the challenges of working as a therapist in the entertainment industry will be hosted by Solid Landings Behavioral Health on Thursday, November 7, at Maggiano’s...

2013-10-24 23:25:13

Rehab Management Solutions, a physical therapist owned-and-operated company that helps physical and occupational therapists open and grow their own practices, is excited show their support for the physical therapy industry and attend the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association’s (PPS) annual conference on November 6-9, 2013 in New Orleans, LA. In addition to showing therapists how to “put a new spin” on their practice at booth 413, Principal & COO...

2013-10-22 23:29:55

Paula Dnistran Varblow is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Paula Dnistran Varblow, RN, MN, CS is a Nurse Psychotherapist and Clinical Specialist. Ms. Varblow has attained the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a VIP Woman of the Year and has been recognized for outstanding leadership and commitment within her...

2013-10-22 23:22:14

Psych Central Partners with Theravive to Offer New Therapist Directory That Helps Consumers Find Good Therapy More Easily. Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Today Psych Central® (http://www.PsychCentral.com) announced a new partnership with Theravive (http://www.theravive.com), the provider of the leading, world-class therapist directory. Theravive will provide its database of quality therapists and mental health care providers to Psych Central users. "I hear from our...

2013-10-17 17:15:38

A new study has discovered profound abnormalities in brain activity in a group of retired American football players. Although the former players in the study were not diagnosed with any neurological condition, brain imaging tests revealed unusual activity that correlated with how many times they had left the field with a head injury during their careers. Previous research has found that former American football players experience higher rates of neurodegenerative diseases such as...

2013-10-16 23:28:24

Malibu Based Paradigm Malibu Focusing on Teen Mental Health Treatment In a Residential Treatment Setting Malibu, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 According to industry statistics, approximately 20% of all teens suffer from a diagnosed mental health issue. Furthermore, approximately 25% of all adolescents have at least one major depressive episode before the age of 18. To counter these startling statistics, Paradigm Malibu, a teen mental health treatment center for behavioral health issues, has...

Blood Pressure Intervention Through Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
2013-10-16 04:37:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) effectively lowers blood pressure for patients with borderline high blood pressure or "prehypertension." "Our results provide evidence that MBSR, when added to lifestyle modification advice, may be an appropriate complementary treatment for BP in the prehypertensive range," writes Joel W. Hughes, PhD, of Kent State University and colleagues. The study included 56 male and female...

2013-10-15 23:31:25

Best Drug Rehabilitation, a leading multi-modality treatment center that offers an array of courses that help clients improve every aspect of their lives, has launched a new video highlighting the facility’s creative art therapy program. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Best Drug Rehabilitation, a leading multi-modality treatment center that offers an array of courses that help clients improve every aspect of their lives, has launched a new video highlighting the facility’s creative art...


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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