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2014-04-22 23:16:50

The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated release of the second edition of its essential book, Best Practices in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. The completely updated book features contributions from over 40 leading experts in the psychiatric rehabilitation field. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated release of the second edition of its essential...

2014-04-22 23:16:31

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Sheena Freeman of Enfield, North Carolina, a 2014 rural scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation rural scholarship to Sheena Freeman of Enfield, North Carolina. The rural scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to practicing in rural areas upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC Foundation is to...

2014-04-22 23:02:25

Critically acclaimed actor and comedian to headline pre-conference address at 2014 conference in Orlando, FL. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, is proud to announce that Emmy-nominated actor, Jeffrey Tambor, will serve as their 2014 kickoff keynote speaker for the 27th annual U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress (Psych Congress). A veteran of film, television, and the Broadway stage, Mr. Tambor...

2014-04-21 12:26:51

Theme Recognizes Importance of Mental Health to Overall Health; Steps to Improve Well-Being ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mind Your Health--this year's theme for May is Mental Health Month--calls attention to the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness. "We know that mental health is integral to overall health," said David. L. Shern, Ph.D., president and CEO of Mental Health America. "People need to care for their mental health so they can...

No Significant Connection Found Between Mental Illness And Crime
2014-04-21 12:39:59

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Are mental illness and crime linked? According to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association, only 7.5 percent of all crimes were directly related to a serious mental disorder. In the analysis, researchers studied 429 crimes that were committed by 143 different offenders with three types of mental illness. Based on the results, the study authors stated that three percent of the crimes these individuals...

2014-04-20 23:01:57

There is a path toward freedom from harmful drugs that leave people unable to function and take care of themselves. Call 419-987-4154 for a no-cost consultation. Sandusky, OH (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Sandusky, OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching an updated residential treatment plan for individuals living in Sandusky and other towns in the area. Too many people live their lives under the spell of drug addiction, hiding and shunning those who love them in order to get their daily fix. When...

2014-04-19 23:01:32

Any drug addict that wants to start his or her life over in a better and healthier way can use residential treatment as solid leverage for it to happen. Call 330-591-9514 for a free consultation. MEDINA, OH (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Medina OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that it is now offering an updated and expanded residential treatment program for residents in Medina. What residential treatment can do is provide a healing and nurturing environment where learning new skills...

2014-04-18 08:21:56

HOUSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finding that "Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) reduces depressive symptoms, improves affective control, and improves mindfulness self-efficiency" are not surprising to the Meehl Foundation DBT therapists, who have been using DBT since the start of the foundation in 2005. The step-by-step process of emotional regulation is a core component of DBT rarely taught to the general public let alone people with mental illness. "A randomized,...

2014-04-17 23:13:09

As the leading organization focused on growing and training the recovery workforce, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) applauds the Congress for including in the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act” (PAMA; H.R. 4302) provisions that will improve delivery of behavioral health services, but expresses concern regarding sections that may be used to expand involuntary treatment. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 As the leading organization focused on growing and training the...

2014-04-17 23:12:02

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Maria Cicio of New Orleans, Louisiana, a 2014 military scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation military scholarship to Maria Cicio of New Orleans, Louisiana. The military scholarship is awarded to service members, veterans and spouses pursuing a counseling education who commit to serving fellow military personnel,...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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