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2013-06-27 23:28:23

Sovereign Health Group is excited to introduce Dr. Leslie Davis as its new Clinical Director for its flagship treatment location in San Clemente, CA. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Sovereign Health Group introduces its new Clinical Director for its flagship, San Clemente, location, Dr. Leslie Davis. Dr. Davis has a wealth of experience in the field of mental health including EMDR, Expressive Art Therapy Practitioner and Play Therapy and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Dr....

2013-06-13 23:02:25

In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) formally recognized binge-eating as a type of eating disorder Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 After more than a decade of research, binge-eating has become officially recognized as an eating disorder in the US. On May 22, 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which officially classifies binge eating as a recognized medical disorder....

2013-05-31 23:03:02

EatingDisorderTherapist.net was just launched with the idea to connect the right therapists to the right patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Obesity is becoming more and more normal in the U.S. and other countries, so it should be no surprise that eating disorder therapists are needed more than ever. With that also comes the need for ready and concise information about these therapists, what they offer and do, how they do what they do, and how they want the world to change....

2013-05-29 23:29:40

In a recent study, women who spoke lowly of their body weight and body image were less liked by their peers. Prescopodene believes that diet supplements can improve a person´s body image. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 In a report on sciencedaily.com, a research was done that shows that women who engage in the “fat talk,” which includes negative remarks that are made in relation to eating, exercise, or their bodies, aren´t liked as much by their peers as those...

2013-05-29 09:35:14

Women who have mental health disorders around the time of birth are more likely to have previously experienced domestic violence, according to a study by UK researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Louise Howard from King's College London, found that high levels of symptoms of perinatal* depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder were linked to having experienced domestic violence either during pregnancy, the past year, or over a woman's...

2013-05-21 14:56:28

The increase is due to more cases of eating disorder not otherwise specified rather than rises in either bulimia or anorexia More people are being diagnosed with eating disorders every year and the most common type is not either of the two most well known–bulimia or anorexia–but eating disorders not otherwise specified (eating disorders that don't quite reach the threshold to be defined as anorexia or bulimia), shows a study published online in BMJ Open. Few studies have...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Linked To Abnormal Brain Wiring
2013-04-30 11:48:44

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the most unusual and little understood psychiatric disorders is a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Individuals afflicted with this disease believe they are disfigured or extremely unattractive despite appearing normal to other people. Now, researchers at UCLA have shed light on the neurological underpinnings of this bizarre disorder, and they say the condition arises from abnormal wiring across vast...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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