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2014-01-17 08:23:14

Radford, Va., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radford University is working with CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc.), which has 12 long-term care centers across Virginia, to examine the effectiveness of bright light exposure for individuals with dementia. This study is being funded by the Virginia Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund. Many older adults with dementia living in long-term care facilities experience depression and agitation. Current treatments for...

2014-01-16 12:31:38

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island-based law firm Abrams Fensterman today announced that Carolyn Reinach Wolf, Esq., an Executive Partner in the firm and Director of the Mental Health Law practice, has become name partner. Effective immediately, the official firm name is Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP. With the only mental health practice of its kind in the nation, Ms. Wolf's practice concentrates in the areas of...

2014-01-16 08:27:39

Three-year project will encourage national expansion of Workplace Standard TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), along with its partners, CSA Group (CSA) and Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ), joined Labour Minister Dr. K. Kellie Leitch alongside business and labour leaders today to announce new initiatives to improve workplace mental health across Canada. Following the successful launch one year ago of the world's-first National...

2014-01-15 23:25:50

This new partnership between TherapySites and the American Psychotherapy Association will provide mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the American Psychotherapy Association. The new relationship means TherapySites will allow an unprecedented number of mental...

2014-01-15 16:22:30

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presents a new special report that explores the evaluation and management of psychosis across a range of disorders and clinical contexts. Among this peer-reviewed series are: -- The Successful Management of Psychosis: Special Report Chairperson Cameron Carter, MD introduces the series and explains why psychosis is one...

2014-01-14 16:25:13

Program Designed to Help Colleges Promote Emotional Wellbeing, Reduce Substance Abuse, Prevent Suicide and Create Safer Campuses NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prevent the two leading causes of death in young adults(i),-- unintentional injuries, including those caused by prescription drug overdoses or alcohol poisoning, and suicide--The Jed Foundation and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI), today announced a joint program, The Jed and Clinton Foundation...

2014-01-14 08:30:04

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a new baby home can bring new joy - and unforeseen problems - into a relationship. Dr. Francine Lederer, a clinical psychologist in Los Angeles and founder of L.A. Talk Therapy is starting groups for moms and couples who are dealing with transitions in their lives as individuals, couples and new parents as they bring home a newborn baby. "Making the transition from couple to family is huge. Couples often report the biggest dip...

2014-01-14 08:29:55

Special consideration to be given to mothers with children in honor of Maureen J Meehl HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meehl Foundation has four $7,500.00 scholarships available for Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment. These four scholarships can be applied to the total cost of residential BPD treatment, which is usually $34,800.00, reducing the cost to $27,300.00 for a 90-day stay at the Meehl House. The Maureen J Meehl Bipolar/BPD Foundation is a 501c3...

2014-01-13 23:04:14

Nonprofit Encourages Mental Health Community to Assist Troops, Family Members, and Those Returning after Afghanistan Drawdown (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities encourages licensed mental health professionals to participate in the King Day of Service, to be held on Martin Luther King Day, January 20, 2014, by...

2014-01-13 10:28:21

Even in severe cases, most wouldn't use medications, says study in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Pediatric primary care practitioners (PCPs) are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients—even those with severe depression, reports a study in the January Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams...


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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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