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2014-06-19 09:42:05

The Lancet Patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population, according to a national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. Homicides committed by patients with mental illness have received much media attention, but patients' risk of being victims of homicide and their relationship to the perpetrators has rarely been examined....

2014-06-18 12:34:23

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Cota is an accredited, not-for-profit, community-based organization that has been supporting adults with mental health and cognitive challenges to live well within their communities for over 40 years. We offer a wide range of services to adults living with serious mental illness, geriatric mental health conditions, acquired brain injuries, developmental disabilities and dual diagnoses. Our services reach over 2,500 people each year. This year, Cota...

2014-06-17 23:10:31

Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas celebrates 20 years in private practice using breakthrough therapy techniques to heal traumatic memories. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Dr. Kathleen Mojas, a Beverly Hills psychologist, is celebrating 20 years in private practice. Dr. Mojas has been getting remarkable results using EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and RRT (Rapid Resolution Therapy) to transform...

2014-06-17 23:05:18

Connecting Therapists and Other Practicioners with Those Seeking Help New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Psychology Tomorrow Magazine is proud to announce the launch of Alternative Therapists Directory, a new initiative to match alternative therapists with its thousands of readers who seek expert help. The service is completely free of charge for clients via Alternative Therapists, and aims to widen the user’s perspective on their current approach to healing. Alternative Therapists...

2014-06-17 12:29:23

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the experts at Rogers Memorial Hospital, Chad Wetterneck, Ph.D., will present during two sessions at the upcoming Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) World Conference in Minneapolis, Minn. on June 19-22. Wetterneck is a full-time psychologist who specializes in utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....

2014-06-13 08:23:48

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 the California Court of Appeal issued its decision in Marissa Rea v. Blue Shield of California. The Court held that the California Mental Health Parity Act requires Blue Shield to provide all medically necessary treatment for people suffering from severe mental illnesses, including anorexia and bulimia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117678 The case involved Blue Shield's denial of residential...

2014-06-11 23:09:41

Wayne County positioned as national model for implementing effective psychiatric care Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A quality improvement project developed by Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG) clinicians to reduce inpatient psychiatric admissions in area hospitals could save the state’s “Healthy Michigan” newly-expanded Medicaid program $7.5 million a year. Key findings:     The...

2014-06-09 23:00:23

Malibu OCD Treatment center Bridges to Recovery launches new groundbreaking residential treatment program set in lavish surroundings in Malibu. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Bridges to Recovery, the leading Residential treatment for OCD in Malibu, has announced a new groundbreaking OCD treatment plan that combines the latest in research and treatment techniques with traditional treatment plans in a luxurious residential environment. Bridges to Recovery is a fully licensed dual...

2014-06-09 08:29:39

OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is pleased to announce that more than 100,000 Canadians have now been trained to carry out Mental Health First Aid. To commemorate this milestone, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston has agreed to be the honorary 100,000(th) Canadian trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). "Mental health is a topic very close to my heart," said Her Excellency. "In order to deepen my understanding of people who suffer from...

2014-06-06 23:09:40

Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing (Viva Editions 2014) was recommended as a strategy for fighting depression. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them was featured on Everyday Health as one of five surprising ways to fight depression. As the article explains, "Simply avoiding your negative emotions can actually lead to feelings of depression." Tina advises that instead of burying...


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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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