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2013-11-19 23:03:04

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) day treatment can be an important tool in recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder. Clearview Women’s Center Executive Director Michael Roy provides five reasons why. Venice Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 There are many options when it comes to treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and emotional dysregulation. Michael Roy, LCSW, executive director and founder of Clearview Women’s Center in Los Angeles, provides five reasons...

2013-11-19 16:58:58

Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3. The findings are published online in Nature Communications. The study, by a team lead by Todd Lencz, PhD, associate investigator at the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Research and Feinstein Institute, studied more than 25,000 individuals. In collaboration with Ariel Darvasi, PhD, of the Hebrew University of...

2013-11-19 16:52:13

New research shows benefits for people with depression, anxiety, dementia, maternal depression, post traumatic stress disorder and alcohol abuse Non-specialist health workers are beneficial in providing treatment for people with mental, neurological and substance-abuse (MNS) problems in developing countries – where there is often a lack of mental health professionals – according to a new Cochrane review. Researchers, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, say...

2013-11-19 12:30:21

First of its Kind Public-Private Partnership Brings Personalized Medicine Testing to Millions of Mental Health Patients MASON, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Assurex Health, a leading personalized medicine company focused on neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced the company's first public-private partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), one of the world's leading research centers in the area of addiction and mental health and Canada's largest...

2013-11-18 16:28:39

Company Initiatives Earn Both Platinum and Silver Awards NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, was recognized by the 14(th) Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards for two of its Web-based efforts: Stamp Out Stigma, which took home a Platinum award for Best Marketing Campaign; and Achieve Solutions, which earned a Silver award for Best Overall Internet Site. (Logo:...

2013-11-15 23:05:04

For families struggling to raise their children with healthy lifestyles, health recommendations often seem to be written in a vacuum—or it feels that way to the families trying to fit them into already full lives. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Families today are bombarded with information on how to improve their children’s health and wellness. Fact, fiction, myth, vendors selling questionable goods - the sheer volume is potentially overwhelming. For families...

2013-11-14 23:32:25

John Shufeldt's new book Ingredients of Outliers gives 5th grade student the motivation she needs to beat her anxiety disorder. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Racing heart, sweating palms, and feelings of impending doom rushing through her entire body are all symptoms regularly felt by a fifth grade student who suffers from severe anxiety disorder. “The attacks were so bad she had told her parents that she could hardly live with the anxiety anymore,” said 5th grade...

2013-11-14 23:00:25

"Tips to stay awake" on the site Vkool.com teaches people 22 ways on how to get rid of tiredness and increase power fast. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com releases useful tips to stay awake that help people improve their concentration effectively. At the beginning of the article, people will learn how to avoid falling asleep during their working process and how to get rid of accelerated mental fatigue fast. After that, this report...

2013-11-12 23:30:08

As crimes committed by untreated mentally ill continue, people seek answers. “A Voice out of Nowhere” is Amazon’s #1 best-seller in schizophrenia for a reason. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 In little less than two months, there have been at least five publicized cases of mass killings or violence committed by people confirmed or suspected to be mentally ill: the Navy Yard, the incident on Capitol Hill, the gruesome slaughter in Brooklyn, the shotgun deaths of a family and their dogs in...

2013-11-11 23:23:29

Psychologist Cameron Brown of The Cabin Chiang Mai rehab centre will join leading international and Australian addiction professionals at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Conference – Australia’s largest addiction treatment event held between 24 -27 November 2013. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Psychologist Cameron Brown of The Cabin Chiang Mai rehab centre will join leading international and Australian addiction professionals at the Australasian...


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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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