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2014-02-28 16:23:35

New technology to be first of its kind dedicated to mental illness OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Great-West Life has committed $700,000 to support The Royal's Campaign for Mental Health seeking acquisition of PET/MRI Brain Imaging Technology, helping The Royal further advance mental health research and treatment in Canada. "PET/MRI Brain Imaging Technology will transform the way major mental illness is diagnosed and treated by mapping the changes in brain activity," said Dr....

2014-02-28 16:22:32

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-02-28 12:28:01

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the unmet need for treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) nationwide, Rogers Behavioral Health System is stepping forward to increase access by teaming up with local expertise. This summer, the Wisconsin-based system plans to open Rogers Behavioral Health--Tampa Bay. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140228/CG74458 Eric Storch, Ph.D., a University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine professor...

2014-02-26 23:30:26

Fatal family violence underscores the need for effective mental health intervention, says author Janice Holly Booth. Psychotically-induced stabbing in Tennessee is a recent example. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 When the mental health care system is ineffective or expensive, more and more families are forced to care for their mentally ill children and relatives. Even though the price of treatment can be exorbitant, some families pay with the highest currency of all: their...

2014-02-26 23:29:17

Organizations in Texas, Virginia, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts accredited by Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Five organizations have received full accreditation status for their peer recovery support services (PRSS) programs from the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS). In its first-ever round of awards, CAPRSS accredited: The Association of Persons Affected by Addiction...

2014-02-26 23:02:49

Ce-classes.com will be providing a one day seminar for Healthcare professionals in Miami Fl. The workshops will provide updates and training that will assist licensed professionals to renew their licenses. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they are sponsoring a one day workshop to provide continuing education for mental health care professionals Live in Miami. The workshops are timed to assist Florida Psychologists with their upcoming license renewal...

2014-02-26 08:27:29

Nearly 75 Percent of These 4 Million Uninsured People With Mental Health Conditions Reside in 11 Southern States That Opted Out of the New Program ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new groundbreaking study shows that nearly 4 million people with mental illnesses who are uninsured reside in the 25 states that have refused to participate in the Medicaid Expansion program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of these individuals have severe mental health conditions...

2014-02-25 23:31:39

Carolyn C. Hale is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 NAPW honors Carolyn C. Hale as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in mental health services with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is...

2014-02-25 23:30:55

2014 sees the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center increasing their services to address new issues in mental illness. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A leading mental health treatment center in South Florida is expanding their focus on case management in light of new considerations in mental health. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center is a mental health treatment facility that has gained notoriety since opening its doors in November 2012. This year they are taking...

2014-02-25 23:27:50

Top ranked mental health facility focuses on individuals for more effective treatment. Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health reveal approximately 8 percent of teens suffer from an anxiety disorder with an estimated 6 percent falling into the category of severe disorders; however, only 18 percent of those affected have access to treatment for their condition. Without therapy, suffering from the many forms of anxiety during this...


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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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