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2014-03-04 23:25:04

The global market for drugs used to treat mental disorders was valued at $70.1 billion in 2012 and is estimated to have declined slightly to nearly $69 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $77.1 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 2.3% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Drugs for Treating Mental Disorders: Technologies and Global Markets, from...

2014-03-04 08:32:20

Empirically-proven treatment program has potential to improve sleep patterns for children, adolescents, and adults COMMACK, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- East End Psychological Services, P.C. (www.eepservices.org) is helping children, adolescents and adults who suffer from insomnia with cognitive-behavioral therapy. Their program uses a variety of scientifically-proven strategies to improve sleep. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140304/PH75571LOGO-a Photo -...

2014-03-03 23:01:46

Clearview Treatment Programs invites clinicians to an open house of its Outpatient Treatment Programs and DBT Center in Los Angeles on March 11. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Clearview Treatment Programs is holding an open house for its Outpatient Treatment Programs and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Treatment Center in Los Angeles. The open house will be held on Tuesday, March 11, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Clearview’s Outpatient Treatment Center in Westwood, Calif....

2014-03-03 20:21:34

ROSELAND, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced that Lori Leotta, LCSW will join the company to support its contract with Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (Horizon), New Jersey's oldest and largest health insurance company, and play a critical role in meeting the behavioral health care needs of the New Jersey health plan's nearly 3.6 million members. Leotta...

2014-03-02 23:00:30

‘Mental Health Care in Settings Where Mental Health Resources Are Limited’ educates field clinicians on treating mental health. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 In May of 2013, the 66th World Health Assembly adopted the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020, setting four major objectives in motion. One of the objectives calls for more governance for mental health and effective leaders, leaders like Dr. Pamela Smith. Smith, a...

2014-02-28 23:04:31

Ce-Classes.com is offering a series of continuing education classes on evidenced based practices. The goal is to improve care to patients. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has just launched a new series of Evidenced Based CE courses for licensed professionals. These courses have been created in response to the demand for providing the most effective clinical interventions to patients and clients. "This is a very compelling series of courses,” said Ron Black, president of...

2014-02-28 23:00:17

StageofLife.com is now accepting stories from people of all ages about mental health or mental illness issues as part of its March international writing contest. The writing community is hoping to open a multi-generational dialogue about the broader conversation surrounding the topic of mental health and mental illness. York, PA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 It is estimated that 1 in 4 people will suffer from a form of mental illness at some point in their lives. For a problem so large, the...

2014-02-28 16:23:35

New technology to be first of its kind dedicated to mental illness OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Great-West Life has committed $700,000 to support The Royal's Campaign for Mental Health seeking acquisition of PET/MRI Brain Imaging Technology, helping The Royal further advance mental health research and treatment in Canada. "PET/MRI Brain Imaging Technology will transform the way major mental illness is diagnosed and treated by mapping the changes in brain activity," said Dr....

2014-02-28 16:22:32

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-02-28 12:28:01

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the unmet need for treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) nationwide, Rogers Behavioral Health System is stepping forward to increase access by teaming up with local expertise. This summer, the Wisconsin-based system plans to open Rogers Behavioral Health--Tampa Bay. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140228/CG74458 Eric Storch, Ph.D., a University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine professor...


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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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