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2014-05-26 23:04:31

In two upcoming workshop for health professionals in June and September, Toronto doctors Lynda and Michael Thompson will share their expertise in the field of neurofeedback. The use of neurofeedback has gained in popularity in recent years and in 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as a level 1 treatment for ADHD. London, England (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 From June 2-6, 2014 and from Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson will be presenting a workshop on...

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2014-05-24 06:13:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A great deal of research and marketing has gone into understanding exactly how smoking changes your life expectancy. The outcomes from heavy smoking are bleak, and most people are well aware of these facts. Recently, a team of scientists from Oxford University decided to compare the mortality rates of heavy smoking with those of some of the more common mental illnesses, and the results were surprising. On average, the study found...

2014-05-23 23:09:28

Awareness campaigns help fight the stigma against rising tide of mental health disorders. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 May is Mental Health Awareness month, which is great news for the estimated 26.2 percent of US adults who are living with mental illness each year. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Facility in South Florida has seen firsthand the need for quality mental health treatment, as demand for their services has skyrocketed since 2012. “We opened our doors in...

2014-05-22 23:15:30

Northeast Delta HSA and Community Leaders Open Dialogue to Discuss Solutions in Mental Health, Addictive Disorder and Developmental Disability Services at Community-Wide Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 27; Health Fair to Follow Town Hall Meeting Monroe, LA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) is announcing today a Town Hall meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 27, at the Louisiana Center Against Poverty (LACAP) in Lake Providence, Louisiana....

2014-05-22 23:13:20

Easy Ways To Improve Mental Health & Wellbeing With Exercise & Food, a new report on the website Vkool.com reveals to readers easy exercise tips, and healthy diet plans to improve physical and mental health. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Easy Ways To Improve Mental Health & Wellbeing With Exercise & Food, a new report created by John Mitzelfelt on the site Vkool.com shows simple and easy tips to improve physical and mental health with exercise and diet. In the first...

2014-05-22 23:12:31

90 Psychiatric Rehabilitation Professionals Earn Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner Designation McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) welcomes 90 new psychiatric rehabilitation professionals who passed the Spring 2014 Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) designation to a group of distinguished leaders in the psychiatric rehabilitation field. Through the CPRP designation, PRA advances the psychiatric...

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...


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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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