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2014-01-06 23:20:33

Conference Will Cover Topics About Relationships and the Treatment of Eating Disorders (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Monarch Cove is pleased to announce its upcoming Preferred Provider Conference, scheduled for February 14th - 16, 2014. The conference will be held at the lovely Asilomar Beach and Conference Center in Monterey, California. The conference will feature sessions from experts in the treatment field, including Monarch Cove's own Nancy Albus and Kristine Jackson. The weekend...

2014-01-06 08:23:25

-- National spokesperson Clara Hughes and friends across the country invite you to talk openly about mental illness to help break the stigma -- Sports figures Shea Emry and Joé Juneau, musicians Matthew Good and Robb Nash, and comic Kevin Breel join Clara, Michel Mpambara, Seamus O'Regan and Stefie Shock on the Bell Let's Talk team -- On January 28, Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health for your...

2014-01-02 12:22:39

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each Jan. 3, households across the nation are encouraged to make room for a fresh start in the new year with National Fruitcake Toss Day, the official time to purge the pantry of unsavory holiday confections. Though initially created as a lighthearted observance, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is using National Fruitcake Toss Day to bring awareness to the language we...

Smoking Drinking Drugs Mental Health
2014-01-02 08:29:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Southern California has revealed that people diagnosed with a severe psychiatric illnesses are more likely to smoke tobacco, drink alcohol and use drugs than people without a severe mental condition. According to a report of the study in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers say the finding was important since people with mental illness tending to die at younger ages...

2013-12-31 23:02:21

American culture rewards stressful behaviors, "hard workers" and a 24/7 mentality while empirical evidence shows that stress is a major factor in health problems. Upstart Portland company Sophus Health has addressed this issue by providing healthcare programs that use the radical approach of combining time-honored mindfulness and relaxation practices with state-of-the-art medical resources. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 A new company in Portland, OR is supporting a...

2013-12-31 23:01:14

Irina Firstein unveils new guide to couples therapy. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Irina Firstein, one of NYC's premier couples therapists, is pleased to announce her new guide to a happy life for couples. With this new guide, Irina hopes to provide a source of comfort and support for those in need of support, and guidance, when couples face problems. Irina Firstein is a licensed therapist, with over 20 years of experience, offering therapy to individuals and couples, for a variety of...

2013-12-31 23:00:32

Ce-classes.com releases a new ce course to help healthcare professionals understand the latest ASAM criteria. This continuing education course explains the American Society of Addiction Medicine's criteria for admission and treatment at substance abuse facilities and treatment centers. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ce-Classes.com has reviewed and summarized the latest American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria in its latest continuing education course. This criteria is used...

2013-12-30 23:22:31

Mental health center works to break frustrating trend of low insurance acceptance rates among psychiatrists. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 JAMA Psychiatry recently released a study indicating that a significantly lower percentage of psychiatrists accept insurance than physicians in other specialties. This represents a major stumbling block in making mental health care more accessible, even with the implementation of new policies like the Affordable Care Act. The Sylvia...

2013-12-30 23:01:47

Achieving Functional Outcomes for Shoulder Impingement, Low Back Pain and Knee Osteoarthritis in the Current Healthcare Reform Environment is a physical therapy continuing education course that instructs medical professionals on how to achieve patient outcomes under the new healthcare guidelines. This PT continuing education uses timely and relevant information that is essential in order to provide rehab care in this new healthcare reform market. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 In...

2013-12-20 23:21:03

The Paramus NJ Stigma-Free Zone released a new website to expand their mission on ending the stigma of mental illness. The website can be used to view events, updates, and relevant content. Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 On November 25th, the Paramus NJ Stigma-Free Zone, a community based initiative, officially launched a website to expand on the mission of ending the stigma associated with mental illness. The new website, paramusstigmafree.org, was created as a way to help spread...


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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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