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2013-11-30 23:01:19

Ce-Classes.com, a continuing education company, announces that it will actively participate in Cyber Monday. The continuing education company released a coupon that will create significant savings for consumers. (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 CE-Classes.com announces that it will actively participate in Cyber Monday this year. The continuing education company released a coupon that will be worth $15 off any course or package they offer. Consumers will use a coupon: Cyber 2013. "This a...

2013-11-29 23:02:33

After the release of the Connecticut State’s Attorney report on the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights says the report failed to provide the needed information on Adam Lanza’s mental health/medication history. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says Connecticut State Attorney, Stephen J. Sedensky III’s long-awaited report on the Sandy Hook school shootings is...

2013-11-27 23:01:48

The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the application period is open for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the application period is open for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). This program is made possible by a grant awarded to NBCC by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration...

2013-11-26 23:30:52

Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center comments on long-awaited final ruling on parity in mental health treatment. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Out with the old and in with the new. After more than five years of waiting for the final rule on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, the results are in, and it’s good news according to the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center. “We’re pleased to see that the Parity Act has finally been put into effect,”...

2013-11-26 16:24:22

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, published in a recent edition of Psychiatric Services in Advance, shows varying psychotropic prescribing patterns in Medicaid recipients (adults and children) with the co-diagnosis of an intellectual disability and a mental health condition, as well as those with a mental health condition diagnosis only. "We designed this study in response to stakeholder concerns about the use of...

2013-11-25 23:30:22

Final ruling on parity for mental health and addiction announced after five years. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman applauds the final ruling in the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Over five years from its origination, the much-anticipated rule has been delivered by the federal government, and support from the mental health and addiction camp has been overwhelming. "I’m so pleased that this rule has come to pass...

2013-11-25 23:30:01

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is currently accepting applications for the new Virtual Nursing Academy of APNA Champions for Smoking Cessation. 12-15 APNA members with promising smoking cessation interventions will receive an honorarium of $1,000, complimentary registration to the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and access to an online knowledge-sharing community. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 To help mobilize...

2013-11-25 23:01:28

Lakeland College has developed a new online Mental Health program. Lloydminster, Alberta (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Lakeland College has developed a new online program that aims to educate helping professionals and increase their knowledge, skill and ability to support children, youth and families experiencing mental health challenges. The Mental Health post-credential certificate program is designed for people to take on a part-time basis and will be delivered online. The first intake of...

2013-11-21 23:31:34

For people with schizophrenia, mortality rate is significantly higher than general population, with suicide the leading cause of death. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Author Janice Holly Booth’s new #1 best-seller, “A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer,” tells the story of a 22-year-old man with no history of aggression who suddenly murdered his family during one night of psychotically fueled violence. It’s Booth’s first true-crime novel, a genre...

2013-11-21 23:30:31

The federal government has issued the long-awaited final rule regarding insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse disorder health benefits. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The federal government has issued the long-awaited final rule regarding insurance coverage of mental health and substance abuse disorder health benefits. The rule, issued jointly by the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury, provides a framework for implementation of 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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