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For Anxious And Lonely College Students, Therapy Dogs May Be The Answer

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Therapy animals have been used to help the elderly with depression, autistic children with emotional attachments, and even mental health patients suffering from PTSD and schizophrenia with...

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2014-10-30 20:23:18

New "Welcome Back Veterans Dual Diagnosis Program" at NYU Langone Medical Center's Steven & Alexandra Cohen Military Family Clinic NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The neurological and mental health needs of returning veterans are vast, with many experiencing multiple emotional effects resulting from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, including depression, anxiety, alcohol abuse and drug addiction -- or any combination of them. Nearly one-third of...

2014-10-30 08:37:03

GeneSight® Psychotropic Test Doubles the Likelihood of Remission and Response for Patients with Depression; Lowers Healthcare Costs MASON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The promise of genetic testing to guide more effective treatment for millions of older and disabled Americans suffering from depression has shifted from a futuristic vision to a practical reality. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/CL75944LOGO Assurex Health today announced that Medicare has...

2014-10-29 23:12:58

Many battle with depression daily but are unaware there are natural ways to help their situation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Depression is very common today, it’s easy in today’s world to feel overwhelmed, buried, alone and helpless. In honor of National Depression Education and Awareness Month, physician and author Dr. Sanjay Jain offers some information from his book on natural ways to beat depression.     Exercise - there is no special exercise,...

2014-10-28 16:28:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As November 4(th) approaches and voters are deciding which candidates to support, mental health is on the minds of many Americans. To connect with Congressional candidates who believe in Americans' rights to control their own lives and in the basic values of health, safety, and human dignity, activists recently created a civil rights campaign called MARCH (Mental health Advocates for Rights, Civil liberties and Human dignity)....

2014-10-27 23:00:39

Mildred Pivoz, Licensed Counselor, is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 NAPW honors Mildred Pivoz, Licensed Counselor, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Pivoz is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in Counseling. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every...

2014-10-27 08:26:12

New Beamz Therapy Guide Provides 15 Protocols & Measurement Tools to Promote Therapeutic Outcomes SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today launched its Beamz Therapy Bundle which features the newly published Beamz Therapy Guide, created in partnership with the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University. This product is targeted for therapists...

2014-10-25 23:02:32

Donor appreciation event featured guest speaker Dr. Winifred Lender, Psychologist & Author Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 More than 50 Family Service Agency supporters attended the charity's annual President’s Circle Reception on Monday at the home of Jim and Shirley Ann Hurley to celebrate FSA’s accomplishments and hear from guest speaker Dr. Winifred Lender on finding the balance between the real and digital worlds. Dr. Lender, a Santa Barbara psychologist,...

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....

2014-10-23 23:11:18

Groups expand current integrated health care work to address needs of people in mental health crises. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) announced today additional work with University Health Conway to further impact the treatment of people who experience a mental health crisis. “Because there are not enough psychiatric inpatient beds to treat all of the people who need help in our region, people with mental health issues...

2014-10-21 23:10:39

Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk Takes Place on November 8 To Support Those In Recovery and Break the Stigma Associated with Addiction and Mental Health Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Memphis, for the third straight year for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the...


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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
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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