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2014-04-07 11:06:59

Indoor tanning may be marker of eating disorder-related behaviors, suggests study in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics High school students who use indoor tanning also have higher rates of unhealthy weight control behaviors—such as taking diet pills or vomiting to lose weight, reports a study in the April Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published by...

2014-04-01 13:22:59

Brain disconnect leaves teen brain less able to judge trustworthiness Making a snap decision usually means following your initial reaction -- going with your gut. That intuitive feeling sprouts from the limbic system, the evolutionarily older and simpler part of the brain that affects emotion, behavior and motivation. But during adolescence, the limbic system connects and communicates with the rest of the brain differently than it does during adulthood, leaving many adolescents...

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...

2014-03-27 23:26:21

Facility's Success Covers Wide Range of Behavioral and Mental Health Issues Malibu, California (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 For the second year running, mental health treatment center Paradigm Malibu received recognition as the Best Residential Treatment Program for Adolescents. Awarded by not-for-profit organization Teen Help Alliance, the distinction singles out that facility which excels to the highest degree at providing residential mental health services for young Americans. Paradigm...

2014-03-25 23:32:35

Patterned after the old Farmer's Almanac, "Dr. Deah's Calmanac" is a 12 month interactive guide. While the Almanac helped readers cultivate healthy gardens and crops, the Calmanac cultivates a healthier lifestyle. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Written to be a year-long companion, "Dr. Deah's Calmanac" is a 12-chapter guide that provides readers with the predictable triggers of each month that may present challenges for those struggling with a negative body image...

2014-03-24 23:25:06

Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center for Eating Disorders Earns Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center for Eating Disorders has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation after undergoing a rigorous on-site examination. A team of specially trained health care professionals evaluated Castlewood at the Highlands Treatment Center on more than 1,200 performance...

2014-03-24 23:24:52

Residential Eating Disorder Consortium to include two Castlewood facilities in 2014 study. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Centers and other members of the Residential Eating Disorder Consortium are collaborating on a research study to examine the effectiveness of residential eating disorder treatment. The study, which launched this month, is specifically looking at the outcome of treatment on reducing symptoms and improving the quality of life. What makes this...

2014-03-21 00:21:51

Denver-based Eating Disorder Treatment Expert Receives Coveted Honor in Recognition of His Achievements and Leadership in the Field of Eating Disorders DENVER, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmett R. Bishop, Jr., MD, FAED, CEDS, Founding Partner and Medical Director of Outpatient Services and Program Development at Denver-based Eating Recovery Center, has been awarded the CEDS Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Bishop was selected as the recipient of this prestigious honor in...

2014-03-17 16:28:26

Drs. Riemann, Halverson, Jacobi and Leonard Discuss Advanced Treatment Approaches OCONOMOWOC, Wis., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several members of the psychiatric team at Rogers Memorial Hospital will offer their expertise during the 2014 Anxiety and Depression Conference March 27-30 in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the conference features industry leaders from around the world and is the only national professional meeting that...

2014-02-28 16:22:32

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...


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