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2013-04-12 15:45:13

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects nearly 8 million adults in any given year, federal statistics show. Fortunately, clinical research has identified certain psychological interventions that effectively ameliorate the symptoms of PTSD.  But most people struggling with PTSD don´t receive those treatments, according to a new report published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest. In the report, internationally renowned trauma expert Edna Foa of the University of...

2012-07-13 23:01:54

Bridges to Recovery, a psychiatric residential treatment clinic with three locations in Southern California, now offers psychological testing as part of their ongoing efforts to identify and treat the underlying causes of our patient's anxiety and depression. Pacific Palisades, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Bridges to Recovery, a psychiatric residential treatment clinic with three locations in Southern California, now offers psychological testing as part of their ongoing efforts to identify and...

2012-04-25 10:24:51

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology applauds the Department of Veterans Affairs for its decision to hire roughly 1,900 mental health professionals to handle the growing number of returning war veterans, who require long-term mental health services. It is critical that effective mental health services be made available to all veterans to support their safe return to their families and communities. As mental health clinicians on...

2012-04-10 13:51:54

A new study from Case Western Reserve University finds mothers tend to be more critical of children with obsessive-compulsive disorder than they are of other children in the family. And, that parental criticism is linked to poorer outcomes for the child after treatment. Parent criticism has been associated with child anxiety in the past, however, researchers wanted to find out if this is a characteristic of the parent or something specific to the relationship between the anxious child and...

2010-12-07 00:00:41

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults age 18 and older (about 18 percent) in a given year. Findings show that mental disorders most commonly start in early life. Dr. K. Andrews specializes in the intensive treatment of mental health disorders including anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and phobias. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 K. Andrews, PsyD,...

2010-10-13 17:00:00

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter to be honored for her work in championing the importance of behavioral health. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will honor writers and producers of hit film and television productions for increasing awareness of mental health and substance use issues at the 2010 Voice Awards this evening at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. Emmy Award-winning actor Hector Elizondo and...