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2014-06-11 23:09:41

Wayne County positioned as national model for implementing effective psychiatric care Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A quality improvement project developed by Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG) clinicians to reduce inpatient psychiatric admissions in area hospitals could save the state’s “Healthy Michigan” newly-expanded Medicaid program $7.5 million a year. Key findings:     The...

2014-06-09 23:00:23

Malibu OCD Treatment center Bridges to Recovery launches new groundbreaking residential treatment program set in lavish surroundings in Malibu. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Bridges to Recovery, the leading Residential treatment for OCD in Malibu, has announced a new groundbreaking OCD treatment plan that combines the latest in research and treatment techniques with traditional treatment plans in a luxurious residential environment. Bridges to Recovery is a fully licensed dual...

2014-06-09 08:29:39

OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is pleased to announce that more than 100,000 Canadians have now been trained to carry out Mental Health First Aid. To commemorate this milestone, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston has agreed to be the honorary 100,000(th) Canadian trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). "Mental health is a topic very close to my heart," said Her Excellency. "In order to deepen my understanding of people who suffer from...

2014-06-06 23:09:40

Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing (Viva Editions 2014) was recommended as a strategy for fighting depression. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them was featured on Everyday Health as one of five surprising ways to fight depression. As the article explains, "Simply avoiding your negative emotions can actually lead to feelings of depression." Tina advises that instead of burying...

2014-06-06 23:00:26

‘Out of the Darkness’ expresses experience with Bipolar disorder, shares hope for others so-afflicted. Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Author Timothy Mahfood spent many years of his young life in the dark. Not a literal darkness due to lack of sight, a darkness of depression due to Bipolar disorder. He commends his grandfather for inspiring him to come out of the darkness of his illness and now hopes to pass his grandfather’s coaching words on to others. The new book, “Out...

2014-06-05 23:10:22

The Single State Authority for the state of Missouri Department of Mental Health is honored by Planning Partners, including Entertainment Industries Council and National Association for the Children of Alcoholics, for outstanding leadership in expanding support for addiction recovery, in strengthening Recovery Month's impact, and in promoting systemic change to foster recovery within the state. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Seventh Annual Ramstad/Kennedy award for...

2014-06-05 23:05:26

The longstanding, multi-location organization is dedicated to providing an expansive array of mental health and substance abuse services, and has expanded to serve the growing needs of the Charles County community. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Walden has begun offering services to accommodate patients in Charles County, Maryland. The organization has been operational in St. Mary’s County for over 40 years, and has since branched out to make its comprehensive mental health and substance abuse...

2014-06-05 23:02:49

Motivated by his brother’s schizophrenia, Calgary DJ wants to increase awareness of mental health and other social issues. In order to raise this capital, Oglestone has launched an Indiegogo campaign. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Collin Oglestone has a plan to raise awareness of mental illness through music, dance and art. Oglestone, a DJ and music producer from Calgary, is raising funds to build The Music Box, a mobile dance studio and art gallery. He wants to purchase an old army cargo...

2014-06-04 23:00:19

Lee Thayer's new book reveals ways to maintain health of the mind, which directly affects our lives. North Carolina (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Author Dr. Lee Thayer posts a remarkable question that goes, “If the greatest gains in human health and longevity came not from medical “science” but from sanitation and hygiene, why might this not also be the case with our waning mental health and longevity?” Through his book, propelled by his research, Thayer answers his question in the...

2014-06-04 15:16:22

The Lancet New research, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, shows that rates of adverse outcomes, including premature death and violent crime, in people with schizophrenia are increasing, compared to the general population. The results come from a unique study, led by Dr Seena Fazel, at Oxford University, UK, which analyses long-term adverse outcomes – including conviction for a violent crime (such as homicide or bodily harm) premature death (before the age of 56), and death by...


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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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