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Happiness In Schizophrenia

Happiness In Schizophrenia

Scott LaFee and Christina Johnson, University of California, San Diego Research suggests mental illness doesn’t preclude enjoying life Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as...

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2014-08-21 16:24:17

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To influence congressional candidates up for election this November, a group of mental health activists have formed the Stop The Murphy Bill Political Action Committee (PAC). This PAC was organized to advocate for the civil rights of persons with mental health histories by pushing back against the highly controversial Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, HR3717, introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy. These and other activists have...

2014-08-21 12:26:16

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presents up-to-date reporting by leaders in the field in psychiatry in the area of cultural psychiatry and minority mental health. Among the features this month found online and in the print edition of Psychiatric Times: -- Cultural Disparities in Mental Health Care: Closing the Gap: Because mental illness is less likely to be...

2014-08-20 23:11:06

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the American Counseling Association of Vermont (ACA-VT). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to ACA-VT members, adding...

2014-08-19 23:12:20

One in Four Children will Face a Mental Health Issue During Childhood. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is well known for our highly-respected, intensive psychiatric residential treatment center. Recently, Orchard Place Campus Admissions director Lori Dawson-weeks, shared how the program has become so successful and tips for parents who are struggling with a child with severe mental health issues. Psychiatric Medical...

2014-08-15 16:24:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a potentially precedent-setting ruling, the Washington State Supreme Court determined last week that psychiatric boarding -- the process by which patients are admitted to a hospital, but remain in the emergency department for hours, even days, until psychiatric beds become available -- is unconstitutional and violates the state's Involuntary Treatment Act. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d Responding to this...

2014-08-14 23:10:05

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the American Professional Agency. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to the network of the American Professional Agency,...

2014-08-14 23:03:02

Infographic identifies the most popular software systems in the Behavioral Health EHR industry. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Capterra, an online service that helps people find the right business software, published a new infographic today: The Top 20 Mental Health Software. This study is the newest addition in a series of Top 20 Software infographics, and ranks Mental Health software by market popularity. TherapyNotes, Qualifacts, and CounSol claimed the top 3 spots. Mental and...

2014-08-14 23:01:23

National Council on Problem Gambling provides advocates with road map to ensure gambling addiction is incorporated into the evolving national healthcare system. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) released the report “Problem Gambling in the 21st Century Healthcare System: Implications of the DSM-5, ACA and Parity for Problem Gambling Treatment and Advocacy” to provide policy makers, counselors, problem gamblers and their families...

2014-08-13 20:22:40

Jason Katims and Kristen Johnston honored for educating public about behavioral health LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will recognize Jason Katims, Kristen Johnston, television and film screenwriters and producers, and more who educate the public about mental and substance use disorders at the 2014 Voice Awards, held on the UCLA campus Now in its ninth year, the Voice Awards event--hosted by...

2014-08-13 12:28:00

Despite Expanding Generic Availability, Opportunity Remains for New Therapies, Particularly for Treatment-Resistant Depression, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that in the unipolar depression* market, the expanding use of two recently approved therapies--Lundbeck/Takeda Pharmaceutical's Brintellix (vortioxetine), Actavis (formerly Forest Laboratories)/Pierre Fabre's Fetzima (levomilnacipran...


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Acrophobia
2013-10-21 09:15:37

Acrophobia, derived from the Greek: ákron, meaning "peak, summit, edge”, is an intense, irrational fear of heights. This is a somewhat common fear; between 2 and 5 percent of the general population suffer from a fear of heights, and twice the number of sufferers are female. Like most phobias, Acrophobia is generally attributed to a traumatic incident involving heights; however, recent studies have questioned this theory, due to the prevalence of this phobia. Some studies have suggested...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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