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2014-10-02 12:30:59

"24 Hours of Hope" to coincide with World Mental Health Day on October 10 LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show one in four adults in America will be affected by a mental illness at some point in their lives. On World Mental Health Day on October 10, Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church will host "24 Hours of Hope," a free global online event designed to encourage individuals living with mental illness, educate and support their families, and equip church leaders...

2014-10-01 23:02:49

Entertainment Industries Council elevates the conversation around suicide prevention with tools to help social media communicators and professional journalists Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) is joining the conversation around suicide prevention, with LiveScience.com. “As we know, the media plays a constructive role in informing its audience, and at times, even educating viewers. It is an extremely powerful force in American culture, one...

2014-10-01 12:31:36

VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2014 The First Nations Health Authority, British Columbia Ministry of Health, and Health Canada are pleased to mark the one-year anniversary of the historic transfer of health services for BC First Nations previously administered and delivered by Health Canada to the new First Nations Health Authority on October 1. The First Nations Health Authority is the health and wellness partner to First Nations in BC and supports community-based health service delivery for 203...

2014-10-01 08:31:14

Oct. 5-11 is National Mental Illness Awareness Week WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental health disorders affect one in five Americans each year, yet only a fraction of those people receive treatment, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Oct. 5-11 is National Mental Illness Awareness Week. The American Psychological Association offers tip sheets and videos to help families and friends identify warning signs and support their loved...

2014-09-30 23:11:59

Sports Psychologist, Dr. Lindsay Thornton, will share her expertise in the field of peak performance training with an international audience at the upcoming BFE Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy. She will discuss the integration of psychophysiological assessment and training at elite and Olympic levels. London, England (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to announce that Sport Psychologist, Dr. Lindsay Thornton, will be presenting a workshop on the use...

2014-09-29 23:13:44

Nashville Lifestyles Dot Com votes Dr. Joseph M. Sharpe the Best Psychiatrist in Nashville in 2014. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 When asked to make a comment about this most recent honor, Dr. Joseph Sharpe said he felt beyond blessed to be selected as the "Best In Psychiatry In Nashville" in 2014 by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. Dr. Sharpe's main focus is to put the patient first, treating each as a person and not a unit of healthcare; as he puts it, “I...

2014-09-29 23:01:02

Carmel T. Ross is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Carmel T. Ross, Marriage and Family Therapist at Heaven Sent Consultation, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Ross is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in marriage and family counseling. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the...

2014-09-29 16:26:13

More than 35 percent of adults in Ohio report their mental health status as poor TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today ProMedica and Harbor announced plans to form a joint operating company (JOC) to address a growing community need for mental health services in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. The JOC will help increase access to much needed behavioral health services and enhance care through a more integrated, coordinated model. According to the...

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2014-09-28 01:00:25

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped. Social anxiety disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by intense fear and avoidance of social situations and affects up to 13 percent of Americans and Europeans. Most people never...

2014-09-27 23:00:38

Summit BHC and Athletes Recovery provide access to quality addiction treatment. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Summit Behavioral Healthcare (Summit) is proud to announce a new partnership with Athletes Recovery. Athletes Recovery was created by Kenny & Tina Greene and is the premier option for top athletes to access treatment for addiction. The mission of Athletes Recovery is to create a new standard of care for athletes struggling with addiction and mental health issues...


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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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