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2014-09-11 23:12:11

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to PCA members, adding exclusive benefits...

2014-09-11 23:10:10

Peer Support Center expansion continues throughout NE Louisiana Monroe, LA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 NE Delta HSA is expanding its innovative behavioral health and primary care integration work by including Peer Support programs in its innovative business model. This model actively promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral...

2014-09-10 23:12:22

Suicide is the leading cause of death of people with schizophrenia Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 During Suicide Prevention Week, September 8 - 12 and Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2014, author Janice Holly Booth reflects on the loss of a mentally ill friend to suicide. “Janet was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia but she would not take her medications,” says Booth. “She attempted to kill herself by jumping off a bridge, but was apprehended and...

2014-09-10 23:07:22

UC Davis study highlights the need for better guidance for primary care providers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Short questionnaires used to identify patients at risk for depression are linked with antidepressant medications being prescribed when they may not be needed, according to new research from UC Davis Health System published in the September-October issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. Known as “brief depression symptom measures,” the...

2014-09-10 23:02:02

Clearview Women's Center has launched an entirely new, redesigned website with more information and vaunted design Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Women in need of treatment for such mental health disorders as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can find valuable information at Clearview Women’s Center’s newly redesigned website, http://www.clearviewwomenscenter.com. The site provides insight into the various disorders that are treated at the center. Visitors can...

2014-09-10 23:01:40

Modern scientists explore entanglement, superposition, coherence, tunneling and teleportation and author Cynthia Sue Larson explains applications of these quantum science findings to the studies of biology, neurology, psychology and the practices of mindfulness and spirituality. Today, Cynthia Sue Larson, author of the book Quantum Jumping and her chapter “Welcome to the Quantum Age” in the newly released book YOUR SOARING PHOENIX, discusses these progressive theories on Dr. Carol...

2014-09-09 23:13:34

Andria Hollingshead, a 2013 NBCC Foundation military scholarship recipient, provides substance abuse treatment for other veterans. GREENSBORO, NC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Andria Hollingshead, of Lincoln, NE, is fulfilling her commitment to serve the military and veteran population. In 2013, Hollingshead received a $5,000 military scholarship from the NBCC Foundation. The military scholarship is awarded to service members and veterans pursuing a master’s degree in counseling who commit...

2014-09-09 23:00:44

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Factitious Disorders: Fantasies and Facts (Munchausen Syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy), to their library of over 95 online CE courses for mental health professionals and allied healthcare providers. This online CE course reviews Baron Von Munchhausen, the man and the myth, along with the psychological phenomenon of the Munchausen disorders, exploring the unique clinical and forensic issues related to working with...

2014-09-09 16:26:40

Dr. Shoals Psychiatric Med Clinic of Florence, Alabama is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. FLORENCE, Ala., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Shoals Psychiatric Med Clinic was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144561 Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites...

2014-09-09 16:25:46

FLORENCE, Ala., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Shoals Psychiatric Med Clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144455 In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent consistently received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2012. Millions of patients go...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.