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2012-04-27 23:03:50

Renowned Baltimore mental health facility reunites staff and former alumni during reunion. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The Retreat, a premiere, self-funded psychiatric setting operated by the nationally renowned Sheppard Pratt health system, announces third reunion to reconnect staff, former patients, family and friends. The first reunion was held in 2008, and has become a continual event due to an initial overwhelming success. This year´s reunion will be held on...

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...

2010-08-31 13:39:34

The notion that cutting or burning oneself could provide relief from emotional distress is difficult to understand for most people, but it is an experience reported commonly among people who compulsively hurt themselves. Individuals with borderline personality disorder experience intense emotions and often show a deficiency of emotion regulation skills. This group of people also displays high prevalence rates of self-injurious behavior, which may help them to reduce negative emotional...

2010-02-16 10:09:57

Penn Neuroscientists Examine the Protective Effects of Mindfulness Training A University of Pennsylvania-led study in which training was provided to a high-stress U.S. military group preparing for deployment to Iraq has demonstrated a positive link between mindfulness training, or MT, and improvements in mood and working memory. Mindfulness is the ability to be aware and attentive of the present moment without emotional reactivity or volatility. The study found that the more time participants...

2009-12-03 19:00:00

A doctoral thesis carried out at the University of Granada has proved that a mental training based on mindfulness "“an emotional self-regulating tool that consists in focusing on what we are doing, thinking about or feeling at every moment- helps to fight against psychological diseases such as anxiety, depression, concern or complaints about health, very common among secondary education teachers, and is very positive for emotional regulation. This research work has analyzed the...

2009-11-19 14:44:33

Innovative therapy that offers new hope Patients coping with the chaos and misery of Borderline Personality Disorder now have reason for strong confidence in making major life changes through a new treatment, Schema Therapy. For the first time, three major outcome studies have shown that many patients with Borderline Personality Disorder can achieve full recovery across the complete range of symptoms. In one study Schema Therapy was shown to be more than twice as effective in bringing about...

2009-10-29 15:07:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Insight Psychological Centers, a leading provider of intensive group programming for eating disorders, depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder, will begin serving the Willowbrook area on November 1st. Insight has signed an agreement with West Suburban Women's Health, a women's health center providing integrative health services, to provide eating disorders, emotional overeating and mental health programming in the southwest suburbs. "We are very excited...

2009-02-12 15:37:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 1st, Insight Psychological Centers, LLC will open its new Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for anxiety and mood disorders. Uncommon in the U.S. and virtually non-existent in Chicago, Insight's intensive program will be offered in the evenings and on weekends to help employees return to work, avoid taking disability leave, and continue participating in the tasks of everyday life. Maximizing convenience,...