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2014-05-09 23:05:31

Entertainment Industries Council releases guiding principles for mental health and suicide prevention language and social media usage. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set of tools that assist people in safely and effectively talking about mental health and suicide-related issues via...

2014-05-09 16:24:10

May is Mental Health Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) is hosting several events across the commonwealth to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of awareness surrounding mental health. This year's theme is "Mind Your Health." "Pennsylvania is setting national standards for our innovative efforts to target various mental health disorders," DPW Secretary Beverly...

2014-05-09 12:24:28

NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 8th, the Child Mind Institute and Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer hosted a special Speak Up for Kids panel discussion at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles, Taking a Leading Role: How Film and TV Can Change Kids' Lives. Participants included Mr. Grazer, Child Mind Institute president Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, and playwright Jason Katims, Academy Award-nominated writer and director David...

Smartphone App Detects Mood Swings Of Bipolar Disorder Through Voice Analysis
2014-05-09 03:07:34

University of Michigan Health System A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person's voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports. While the app still needs much testing before widespread use, early results from a small group of patients show its potential to monitor moods while protecting privacy. The researchers hope the app will eventually give...

2014-05-09 08:26:27

In support of Women's Health Week, the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health has organized a week-long social media 'May Campaign' LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health (http://www.mmhcoalition.com/), whose members represent non-profit organizations working to advance maternal mental health outcomes, is organizing a week-long social media campaign on Mother's Day called the "May Campaign." The Coalition's goal is to raise...

2014-05-08 23:14:17

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Collin Nordby of Indiana, Pennsylvania, a 2014 rural scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation rural scholarship to Collin Nordby of Indiana, Pennsylvania. The rural scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to practicing in rural areas upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC Foundation is to leverage...

2014-05-08 23:09:35

The Paramus Stigma-Free Zone has been chosen as one of this year's honorees at the CarePlus Foundation Courage Awards Gala. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The CarePlus Foundation is pleased to announce that the Paramus Stigma-Free Zone is among the honorees at the 16th annual Courage Awards Gala to be held on May 28th, 2014 at the Venetian in Garfield, New Jersey. The Paramus Stigma-Free Zone is a coalition of concerned citizens, business leaders, local government, and...

2014-05-08 23:04:34

Developed by Entertainment Industries Council’s TEAM Up, and Backed by National Association of Broadcasters and Radio Television Digital News Association, New Tools Show Opportunity to Use Social Media to Prevent Suicide and Improve Mental Health Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media) has released the first-of-its-kind Social Media Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention, a set...

2014-05-07 23:11:26

Dr. Robert Moss discusses the Clinical Biopsychology Model as a brain-based psychotherapy approach from its origin to its current status. It represents a major step toward true psychotherapy integration. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Clinical neuropsychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., FACPN, FAACP discussed the origin and current status of his work on the columnar brain code model (Dimensional Systems Model) and its applied treatment approach (Clinical Biopsychology). He has discussed...

2014-05-06 16:32:18

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently released data shows that older adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral health conditions are much more likely to have significant problems with school performance, employment, and housing stability, according to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). According to the findings, nearly 8 percent of older adolescents (ages 16 to 17) with co-occurring...


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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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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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