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Teenage Stress Rivals That Of Their Older Adult Counterparts: Survey
2014-02-13 10:27:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people of a certain age remember their teenage years as a time of high stress and a new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) has confirmed that teens experience similar stress patterns to their older adult counterparts. The survey also found that teens are more likely than adults to say their stress level has minimal or no impact on their physical health – 54 percent of teens compared to 39 percent of adults...

2014-02-12 23:27:42

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation names 10 recent discoveries funded by its NARSAD Grants. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names 10 Recent Discoveries Funded by its NARSAD Grants That Will Help Understand, Treat and Cure Mental Illnesses The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has named 10 recent discoveries, funded by its NARSAD Grants, that provide new insight into the mysteries of the brain and potential treatments for people with...

2014-02-12 23:27:23

Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™) announced that Walter Ginter has received the prestigious Bob Savage Recovery Advocate of the Year Award from the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR). New York, New York (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), part of a leading national nonprofit organization that provides peer support services and training to address the needs of the medication-assisted recovery community, announced its...

2014-02-11 16:26:08

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major depression and other mood disorders are estimated to affect one in 10 adults in the United States. To meet a growing need among those ages 18 to 30, Rogers Memorial Hospital is adding to its residential treatment with FOCUS, a program for young adults struggling with their transition to adulthood due to facing depression and other mood disorders. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/CG63446) (Logo:...

2014-02-11 08:33:29

$10,000 prize awarded for innovative ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services in developing countries NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson, in collaboration with Scientists Without Borders, today announced the winners of a $10,000 open innovation challenge that called for ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services for depression and anxiety disorders among patients in the developing world. Two winners, Veena S....

2014-02-11 08:33:25

Incentive challenge offered $10,000 for innovative ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services in developing countries. NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists Without Borders, a program of the New York Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson, today announced the winners of a $10,000 open innovation challenge that called for ideas to increase awareness and utilization of mental health services for depression and anxiety disorders...

2014-02-11 08:31:41

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Symptom Media announced plans today to expand their Behavioral Health Video Learning distribution base by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration (GSA). "With the national conversation focused on mental health...

2014-02-10 23:02:16

Mobile-based AltaPointe Health Systems received a 20-0 vote yesterday in Montgomery before the Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) in opposition to a request for a rule change to the State Health Plan. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Mobile-based AltaPointe Health Systems received a 20-0 vote yesterday in Montgomery before the Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) in opposition to a request for a rule change to the State Health Plan. Tennessee-based Strategic...

2014-02-10 08:26:25

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapy Partner, a national leader in providing online, streamlined and clean technology for the needs of clinicians in private practice (psychologists, psychiatrists, and therapists), has launched 3.0 a progressive, single device application, for complete practice management. Therapy Partner 3.0 has a user interface that is intuitive and is driven by "Book-Bill-Document" proprietary technology; streamlining the daily tasks that clinicians...

2014-02-07 08:24:13

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITCI) today announced Dr. Sharon Mates, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 16(th) Annual BIO CEO and Investor Conference on February 10, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the Waldorf Astoria New York. Dr. Mates is also scheduled to present in a fireside chat discussion at the 2014 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on February 12th, 2014 at 08:50 a.m. Eastern Time also at...


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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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