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2014-03-26 23:04:16

In response to an article published by RT.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, says that mental health-related hospitalizations are on the rise amongst children. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, responds to an article published on March 18 by RT.com, which discusses the increasing number of children being hospitalized for mental health related issues....

2014-03-26 23:01:33

Health and fitness retreat stress nutrition, exercise, sleep and good mental health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A recent 7,000-person study conducted by BabyCenter.com found that 61% of new mothers expect to return to their pre-pregnancy weight before their child’s first birthday. For many parents, finding the time and energy to maintain a healthy lifestyle after the birth of a baby can be a daunting challenge. San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list...

2014-03-26 23:00:29

Infinity Rehab – a leading provider of post-acute contract therapy – has announced it will hold its first Mountain Symposium in Denver, CO on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The event, held at the Red Lion –Denver Southeast, is a chance for practicing therapists to earn continuing education credits and network. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Infinity Rehab’s annual Northwest Symposium – held yearly in Portland, OR – is the largest continuing education event in the region for...

2014-03-26 12:29:43

RICHMOND, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To address the shortage of mental health professionals in Virginia, the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has launched two initiatives: A scholarship program to increase the number of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and a Continuing Medical Education Webinar for physicians and nurse practitioners who want to further develop their knowledge about prescribing behavioral health medicines. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner...

2014-03-26 12:29:14

NAPHS Applauds House Oversight Hearing on Challenges Facing Families in Mental Health Crisis WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental illnesses are the leading cause of disability and contribute to premature death, but millions of Americans face discrimination when they most need help, according to the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS). NAPHS President and CEO Mark Covall detailed the challenges in a letter submitted today for the record to the...

2014-03-26 12:29:01

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Giliberti, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offered the following statement in conjunction with a House of Representatives oversight hearing titled "Where Have All the Patients Gone? Examining the Psychiatric Bed Shortage." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "Hospital beds for individuals with mental illness who experience acute crisis are a necessary element for America's mental...

2014-03-25 23:34:09

Sharon Walk is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 NAPW honors Sharon Walk, LPCC, psychotherapist for Wellness Card, LLC, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in the mental health field with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

Nasal Spray Delivers Depression Treatment
2014-03-25 05:31:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) reveals that a nasal spray which delivers a peptide designed to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative to traditional therapies. CAHM's Dr. Fang Liu, in a previous study published in Nature Medicine in 2010, detailed a protein peptide she developed that provided a highly targeted approach to treating depression. Dr. Liu hopes this peptide will have...

2014-03-24 23:24:52

Residential Eating Disorder Consortium to include two Castlewood facilities in 2014 study. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Centers and other members of the Residential Eating Disorder Consortium are collaborating on a research study to examine the effectiveness of residential eating disorder treatment. The study, which launched this month, is specifically looking at the outcome of treatment on reducing symptoms and improving the quality of life. What makes this...

2014-03-24 23:01:58

More than 3,200 preschool students who have experienced traumatic incidents are being better prepared for academic success. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As Crittenton Children’s Center is now well underway with the replication of its Trauma Smart program, the evidence of the program is positive and promising, and the program itself is gaining national attention. With $4.5 million from four funding partners, Crittenton, Kansas City’s leader in effectively treating the mental...


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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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