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2014-10-24 16:26:03

Statement by Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Mental Health America joins America in mourning the loss of those killed in the tragic shooting in Marysville, Washington. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and hope for the full recovery of those who were injured and everyone who is affected by this horrific event. "At this point, we do not know the motivation behind this tragic and senseless act....

seasons and mood
2014-10-20 03:00:09

Provided by European College of Neuropsychopharmacology New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders (affective disorders). This work is being presented at the European College of CNP Congress in Berlin. Seasons of birth have traditionally been associated with...

2014-10-17 23:04:35

Assurex Health and CAMH have been awarded a $6 Million Grant from Genome Canada to study the benefits of genetic testing to guide mental health medication decisions; schizophrenia patients are included for the first time in a study of this type. Mason, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Assurex Health and Canada’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) today announced they have received a $6 million grant from Genome Canada, an agency of the Canadian government, to study the benefits of...

2014-10-14 08:31:37

WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Family Support Foundation for Mental Illness (FSFMI) hosted its 5(th) Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Tour 18, in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Over $75,000 was raised during the event. These funds will help support individuals and families coping with mental illness and will help raise awareness to combat the unfair and unwarranted stigma of mental illness. Three highly effective organizations were designated as FSFMI's primary...

2014-10-10 23:03:37

With an estimated one in four adults or 26.2% of the population suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, it’s time to erase the societal stigmas that have been placed on mental illness. As part of Mental Illness Week, Dr. Prakash Masand, a psychiatrist who is a former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University and the founder and CEO of Global Medical Education, says the only way to erase these societal stigmas is to understand...

2014-10-10 23:00:20

NAMI-NYC Metro embarks on the next phase of its #IWILLLISTEN campaign; Releases album for World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10; Announces #IWILLLISTEN Concert at the Mercury Lounge in NYC on Oct. 20 New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Mental illness is the most stigmatized condition in our country, and 1 in 4 Americans will experience a mental health disorder in any given year. In order to enact real social change and break down the stigma associated with mental illness, the National...

schizophrenia
2014-10-09 09:08:11

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people have been affected by mental illness either personally or through friends, family and loved ones. The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that one in four American adults suffer from mental illness a year. Of those, about one in 17 live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder. All mental illnesses are dangerous and can be debilitating, which is why awareness...

2014-10-09 08:25:45

Belgian Museum and Janssen Research & Development, LLC, Recognize Groundbreaking Photojournalism about Mental Illness GHENT, Belgium, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Hammond, a documentary photographer and filmmaker, has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award for his striking photojournalism that exposes the mistreatment of mentally ill people in African nations in crisis. The Dr. Guislain Award program is a joint project of the Museum...

2014-10-02 12:32:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is Oct. 5-11. What do you have planned? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO MIAW is a time for education about mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other medical conditions that affect a person's thinking, feelings moods, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. MIAW includes National Depression Screening Day (Oct. 9.) and World Mental...

2014-10-02 12:30:59

"24 Hours of Hope" to coincide with World Mental Health Day on October 10 LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show one in four adults in America will be affected by a mental illness at some point in their lives. On World Mental Health Day on October 10, Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church will host "24 Hours of Hope," a free global online event designed to encourage individuals living with mental illness, educate and support their families, and equip church leaders...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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