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2014-11-26 16:24:31

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) supports the Auditor-General's recommendations to improve Veteran mental health care.

2014-11-26 16:24:03

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) has raised concerns about The Royal's commitment to the safety of its staff.

2014-11-26 12:26:15

Event Also Featured Child Mind Institute Distinguished Scientist and NIMH Director Dr. Thomas R. Insel and CMI Families NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-25 12:27:21

LONDON, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leaders unite for change at Economist Events' Global Crisis of

2014-11-25 08:26:58

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Counselor Robert A.

2014-11-24 23:08:52

Access Health® nutrition experts join David Hardy, founder of Hardy Nutritionals® and Dr.

2014-11-21 23:04:57

Kennedy Forum executive to address treating populations with mental health and substance abuse issue WASHINGTON, D.C.

2014-11-21 20:22:55

- Teams of Veterans on Experiential Learning Challenges will form Cohorts to work together over the long term, including making better use of Veterans Administration mental health resources - Research

2014-11-21 08:27:36

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High expectations, loneliness and stress can lead to the "Holiday Blues" during the season from Thanksgiving to New Year's.

2014-11-20 16:26:56

SelfEcho's Mobile Therapy System Featured at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Annual Convention SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov.


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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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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