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2014-05-22 23:01:44

Bridges to Recovery launches new groundbreaking multiple personality disorder treatment based in luxurious residential treatment environment. Beverlly Hills, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Multiple Personality Disorder treatment has grown rather stale over the years with hospital after hospital offering the same old treatment plans with limited success. However, thanks to Bridges to Recovery and their modern approach to treating multiple personality disorder, there is a new treatment...

2014-05-22 23:01:28

DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that Dr. Meredith Naidorf, a New York, New York psychiatrist, has added her profile to the growing number of doctors using the site. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that...

2014-05-21 16:26:54

NORFOLK, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For graduating college students, May is a time of celebration--but for the 64 percent of students who will drop out of school due to a mental health disorder, graduation may never come. ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is reaching out to college students with tips to take control of their emotional wellbeing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130624/PH36534LOGO...

2014-05-20 23:14:43

Connected World delves into new mental-health focused apps that can be used both for the military and civilians. Carol Stream, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The battles in Afghanistan and Iraq have left many of the 2.4 million U.S. military veterans who served there with emotional scars that effect their lives every day. According to the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, nearly 31% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans show symptoms of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) or depression, and 50% of...

2014-05-20 16:25:49

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical or sexual assault, a car or other accident, a natural disaster or even witnessing a life-threatening event are only some of the events that can contribute to the nearly 8 million American adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To address this increasing community need, Rogers Memorial Hospital is opening a new adult partial hospitalization program for single-incident PTSD at their newly expanded location at Lincoln...

2014-05-20 12:27:16

NAMI Westside Los Angeles Continues to Raise Funds to Help One in Four People and Their Families Affected by Mental Illness with Free Programs WEST LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WHAT: Fact: One in four people in the world will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime. That's 25% of all people. It's a startling statistic, but the National Alliance on Mental Illness is there to help people when they are hit with this illness. NAMI Westside Los...

2014-05-20 08:32:29

APA survey reveals only 4 percent of Americans know about mental health parity law. WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though more than one in four Americans (27 percent) have received treatment or therapy from a mental health professional, few people know that health insurers are required to provide coverage for mental health, behavioral health and substance-use disorders that is comparable to coverage for physical health, according to a new survey from the...

2014-05-19 23:03:35

Featured speaker Joanne Foster, Psychiatric Social Worker. Series continues with free dinner and presentations by top health care professionals. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to present Joanne Foster, Psychiatric Social Worker, and her Dine and Discover lecture: “Depression – What You Need to Know”. The community was invited for dinner and a fascinating presentation to learn about clinical depression and how the condition is treated. Joann Foster...

2014-05-19 23:01:48

Four teams awarded for creating innovative technologies to tackle mental health issues. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Health Technology Forum (HTF) is pleased to announce the winners for phase one of its second annual Code-a-thon held on May 11 -12 at the University of San Francisco (USF). This year’s theme of innovation in behavioral health offered participants a high-energy environment to design new solutions in the mental health space. Nearly 19% of Americans suffer...

2014-05-16 23:08:17

Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, is increasing the size of their behavioral health team to meet the rapidly growing needs of mental health facilities across the country. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, is increasing the size of their behavioral health team to meet the rapidly growing needs of mental health facilities across the country. Representatives from the firm’s Behavioral Health team recently exhibited at 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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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