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2014-03-31 23:37:02

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) announces a new online presentation, Policy Implications of Integrated Care, in which psychiatric-mental health nurse and authority on integrated mental health policy Sharon Katz, FPMH-APRN, CRNP explores the policy implications of integrated care, especially with regards to psychiatric-mental health nursing. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association has released an online presentation, The Policy...

2014-03-31 23:27:46

Robert J. Hilt, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School Of Medicine, Seattle, presented on Stimulants, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Antipsychotic Agents, and Mood Stabilizers. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 43, Issue 02: Psychiatric Medications for Children: An Overview of Your Options. The goal of this program is to improve medical management of various psychiatric...

2014-03-31 23:01:22

Ce-classes.com, an online continuing education company is providing free information on emergency preparedness. The survival guide is useful for Hurricanes, Earthquakes or even in case of a Zombie Apocalypse. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that it is providing information and education to help people prepare for emergencies. With the earthquake in California, and other natural disasters, this information is important for everyone. Written...

2014-03-31 20:22:48

$900 Million Investment in Mental Health Services is Most Significant in Decades WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate today passed legislation that included $900 million to fund the bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health Act. The legislation, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week as part of the Medicare SGR Repeal bill, establishes a two year demonstration program in eight states to offer a broad range of mental health and...

2014-03-31 12:28:30

Surveyed Psychiatrists and Payers Identify Improved Efficacy on Patient Function as a Pressing Unmet Need, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. psychiatrists would prescribe EnVivo Pharmaceuticals/Bayer HealthCare/Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma's encenicline to 25 percent of their patients with cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia (CIAS). Assuming its promising--albeit...

2014-03-28 23:26:09

New Memoir Announced by Patrick Kennedy Helps Break the Stigma of Mental Illness Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Announced earlier this month, Patrick Kennedy’s new memoir, A Common Struggle: A Very Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction, will bring more attention to bipolar disorder and addiction, something mental health center experts say can only be positive. “Mental illness is the least publicly talked about area of medicine,”...

2014-03-28 23:21:58

PresenceLearning's April 16th, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Education Leaders Discusses How Online Counseling Fills Service Gaps San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Urban and rural school districts nationwide struggle to find the qualified staff and resources they need to provide the psychological, counseling and social work services they are required to provide to students who need them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). With the rise in...

2014-03-27 23:31:54

The Center for the Self in Schools, an outreach program of The Brzycki Group, an education and psychology think tank, has developed a mental health model that promises to transform children's lives. The iSelf model creates the neural pathways in parenting, teaching and learning, and counseling methods that help children change their brains – literally who they are and their capacities to be happy, healthy, aware, and to flourish. State College, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 What is...

2014-03-27 23:30:30

Innovations In Recovery keynote speakers David Sheff, Mackenzie Phillips, Dr. Francine Shapiro, Noah Levine and others provide dynamic perspectives on addiction, treatment and recovery Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Foundations Recovery Network, an innovative behavioral health treatment provider, is pleased to announce a dynamic list of keynote speakers to be featured at the Innovations In Recovery Conference being held in San Diego, CA, March 31 - April 3, 2014 at the Hotel Del...

2014-03-27 23:29:10

Online counseling site, Mind Maids, aims to make counseling support available to those who have difficulty with traditional therapy methods. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Mind Maids is pleased to announce the launch of their new online counseling website http://www.mindmaids.com. Mind Maids is an online counseling website geared to those who are unable or uninterested in attending traditional therapy. Mind Maids makes great effort to ensure privacy, professionalism, and continuity...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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