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2011-12-27 08:00:00

Psychologists/Co-Founders of Thriveport, LLC Suggest Focusing on Five Domains of Everyday Life to Improve Mood and Overall Well-Being. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 It is that time of year again when people reflect on their lives and think about how they can improve their health and happiness in the new year. For over a century, the science of psychology has sought to better understand how these universal goals can best be achieved. Unfortunately, as pharmaceutical, cosmetic,...

2011-12-27 16:00:00

Clearview Women´s Center expands its Borderline Personality Disorder expertise with the addition of a DBT consultant and new medical director. Venice Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 Two Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) experts have joined Clearview Women´s Center for Borderline Personality Disorder. John Kelleher, MD, was named Clearview Women´s Center´s new medical director, and Charlie Swenson, MD, was named Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) trainer and...

2011-11-14 23:48:15

Patients who received a short course of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) over the telephone from trained therapists reported that they felt "better" or "very much better" at the end of a six-month treatment period, and also three months after it ended. The Arthritis Research UK-funded trial led by the University of Aberdeen working with the University of Manchester was the first-ever trial of telephone-delivered CBT for people with chronic widespread pain. Cognitive behavioral therapy...

2011-10-20 10:19:42

New psychotherapy developed at Cedars-Sinai helps depression patients cultivate optimistic outlook instead of traditional therapy focus on negative thoughts about past Patients with major depression do better by learning to create a more positive outlook about the future, rather than by focusing on negative thoughts about their past experiences, researchers at Cedars-Sinai say after developing a new treatment that helps patients do this. While Major Depressive Disorder patients...

2011-09-20 22:35:48

Children and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who were receiving some benefit from treatment with medication had a significantly greater reduction in OCD symptoms with the addition of cognitive behavior therapy, according to a study in the September 21 issue of JAMA. "Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects up to 1 in 50 people, is evident across development, and is associated with substantial dysfunction and psychiatric comorbidity. Randomized controlled trial findings support...

2011-09-06 14:00:00

U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan Joins Leaders for a Landmark Gathering on the Integration of Mindfulness Practice into American Life Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 ABC News reports that 20 million Americans now practice various forms of meditation. One of the most popular and beneficial is mindfulness practice, which uses simple, universal techniques to cultivate natural qualities of the heart, mind, and body. Americans from all walks of life are discovering the proven benefits of...

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....

2011-08-02 00:00:29

The new educational speaking series, Meet your Mind, will be introducing yet another guest speaker to it's roster this Wednesday, August 3rd from 7pm - 9pm. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 The new educational speaking series, Meet Your Mind, will be introducing yet another guest speaker to it's roster this Wednesday, August 3rd from 7pm - 9pm. The growing popularity of the series has been taking place at NYC's ThinkEasy, an educational, personal and professional development center...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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