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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...

2014-08-05 23:11:32

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Argonaut Software. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to Argonaut Software customers, adding exclusive benefits and...

2014-08-05 08:35:37

Promotes Knowledge of Brain Disorders and Encourages Anti-Stigma Efforts TITUSVILLE, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC, today launched the first in a series of online videos addressing key mental health topics and treatments for disorders of the brain. The five-video Healthy Minds series discusses progress made in brain research and treatment and offers insights for people living with mental illness, as well as those closest to them. Featured in the...

2014-08-04 20:22:20

Tour to Begin in Peru with Academic Partner Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), one of the leading nonprofit national graduate schools in the U.S. devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, today announced the launch of an international speaking tour featuring its president, Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy.D. This year, Dr. Nealon-Woods will...

stress and mental illness
2014-08-02 05:31:14

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffer from stress under a litany of situations. Some situations are temporarily stressful and then dissipate while others lead to long-term psychological problems including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It seems that more people these days suffer from the consequences of stress, which leads to many studies about the mental illness. In one study completed by Duke University, the study's senior author Dr. Kafui...

blood test for suicide risk
2014-08-02 04:31:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Newly discovered chemical changes in the body could ultimately lead to a blood test to help predict whether or not a person is at risk of committing suicide, according to new research appearing in the online edition of The American Journal of Psychiatry. The discovery, which was made by scientists from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...

2014-07-31 23:22:40

Killer may have had intentions of mass murder, says true crime author Janice Holly Booth Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 As reported by the Associated Press on July 27, 2014, a mentally ill man with a history of violence opened fire at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital on Saturday, killing his caseworker and injuring a psychiatrist before being incapacitated by a shot fired by the doctor. Two guns were found at the scene and two more firearms were discovered in the shooter’s apartment...

2014-07-31 23:18:17

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA). This new relationship will allow TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to NYSPA members with the addition...

2014-07-31 23:17:53

New study suggests 80% of US adults with severe mental illness are unemployed. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman knows that returning to the work force can be an important part of recovering from a mental health disorder. New statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) show that among those receiving public mental health services in the US, around 80 percent are unemployed. These results were gleaned from a state-by-state...

2014-07-31 23:00:52

Ce-Classes.com is adding a new course which reviews studies on sexual satisfaction and its implication for mental health treatment. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they are now offering a new continuing education course for healthcare professionals, a Systematic Review of Sexual Satisfaction. The course is based upon material published in the International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology. This CE course has been created in response to a need to have...


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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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