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2014-08-12 16:26:40

His Life Should Continue to Inspire Us ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America: Robin Williams' tragic and untimely death after a decades-long battle against bipolar disorder reminds us that mental illnesses are all too often serious and life-threatening chronic diseases. Mental illnesses--especially serious ones--rob us of our health and well-being. They present daily challenges that can...

2014-08-11 23:07:33

Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC completes the acquisition of Victory Addiction Recovery Center, LLC. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC (Summit) today announced the acquisition of Victory Addiction Recovery Center, LLC (Victory) located in Lafayette, LA. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.     Victory, a residential treatment facility located in Lafayette, LA, is a freestanding addictions treatment center...

2014-08-08 16:22:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Public Welfare Secretary Beverly Mackereth today announced that seven Pennsylvania health centers will share $1.75 million in federal funding to establish or expand behavioral health services. The grant award offers communities an opportunity for collaboration to support the intersection of behavioral and physical health for individuals in Pennsylvania's healthcare system. "This funding will allow us to further Governor...

2014-08-07 23:10:45

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with North Carolina Counseling Association (NCCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to NCCA members, adding exclusive benefits...

2014-08-07 23:01:51

Special Poster Session at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting This Week Presents New Analysis Supporting Measure for Mental Well-Being Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 A new tool that allows healthcare providers to quickly screen for multiple mood and anxiety disorders—including depression, anxiety, PTSD and bipolar—is paving the way for increased behavioral health integration between psychologists and primary care providers. M3 Clinician is a...

2014-08-06 23:09:42

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Georgia Psychological Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to Georgia Psychological Association members,...

2014-08-06 23:06:50

Special Poster Session at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting This Week Presents New Analysis Supporting Measure for Mental Well-Being Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A new tool that allows healthcare providers to quickly screen for multiple mood and anxiety disorders—including depression, anxiety, PTSD and bipolar—is paving the way for increased behavioral health integration between psychologists and primary care providers. M3 Clinician is a...

2014-08-06 23:00:45

Simple Ideas LLC, a national provider of counseling tools and programs, unveils Life’s Onion™ today at the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Life's Onion is a handheld, onion-shaped device with 12 peels which transforms into a flower when opened. Clients record their therapeutic goals and achievements on the actual peels, converting them to flower petals as progress is made. While there are other methods of...

2014-08-06 23:00:42

New research suggests that AD and VaD have much more in common than diagnostic guidelines currently allow. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD) are the most common forms of dementia. Traditionally, these illnesses have been treated as separate clinical syndromes. But new research led by Drexel University College of Medicine suggests that AD and VaD have much more in common than diagnostic guidelines currently allow. The study is...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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