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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...

2014-03-27 23:28:41

Eleven published authors are donating autographed copies of their books or novels dealing with mental health issues to the teen and adult winners of the "March Madness" writing contest sponsored by writing community StageofLife.com. Story submissions are due to StageofLife.com by March 31, 2014 midnight Pacific Time US. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Online writing community, StageofLife.com, announced today that eleven, internationally published authors will be...

2014-03-27 23:26:21

Facility's Success Covers Wide Range of Behavioral and Mental Health Issues Malibu, California (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 For the second year running, mental health treatment center Paradigm Malibu received recognition as the Best Residential Treatment Program for Adolescents. Awarded by not-for-profit organization Teen Help Alliance, the distinction singles out that facility which excels to the highest degree at providing residential mental health services for young Americans. Paradigm...

2014-03-27 23:03:18

Connecting Therapists And Other Practitioners with Those Seeking Expert Help New York, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Psychology Tomorrow Magazine is proud to announce the launch of Alternative Therapists Directory, a new initiative to match alternative therapists with its thousands of readers who seek expert help. The service is completely free of charge for clients and aims to widen the user’s perspective on their current approach to healing. http://www.AlternativeTherapistsDirectory.com...

2014-03-27 12:30:02

ARLINGTON,Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today characterized as "nationally significant" the major "Gathering on Mental Health and the Church" being held in Orange County, Calif. on March 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The evangelical Saddleback Church, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and NAMI Orange County, the local NAMI Affiliate, are co-sponsoring the event, aimed at encouraging individuals...

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...


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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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