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2014-09-10 23:07:22

UC Davis study highlights the need for better guidance for primary care providers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Short questionnaires used to identify patients at risk for depression are linked with antidepressant medications being prescribed when they may not be needed, according to new research from UC Davis Health System published in the September-October issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. Known as “brief depression symptom measures,” the...

2014-09-10 23:03:44

Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician’s concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. In a recent...

2014-09-10 23:02:02

Clearview Women's Center has launched an entirely new, redesigned website with more information and vaunted design Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Women in need of treatment for such mental health disorders as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can find valuable information at Clearview Women’s Center’s newly redesigned website, http://www.clearviewwomenscenter.com. The site provides insight into the various disorders that are treated at the center. Visitors can...

2014-09-10 23:01:40

Modern scientists explore entanglement, superposition, coherence, tunneling and teleportation and author Cynthia Sue Larson explains applications of these quantum science findings to the studies of biology, neurology, psychology and the practices of mindfulness and spirituality. Today, Cynthia Sue Larson, author of the book Quantum Jumping and her chapter “Welcome to the Quantum Age” in the newly released book YOUR SOARING PHOENIX, discusses these progressive theories on Dr. Carol...

socially disconnected
2014-09-10 02:30:49

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “This increased sensitivity to animacy suggests that people are casting a wide net when looking for people they can possibly relate to — which may ultimately help them maximize opportunities to...

2014-09-10 08:31:46

Top researchers including Temple Grandin, conduct study on the use of ThunderShirt and its ability to calm dogs. DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recent study, which will appear in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior, investigates the use of a pressure wrap (ThunderShirt®) on heart rate and behavior in dogs diagnosed with anxiety disorder. The study, conducted by Camille Kind, Laurie Buffington, Thomas J. Smith and renowned professor and animal behavior...

2014-09-09 23:13:34

Andria Hollingshead, a 2013 NBCC Foundation military scholarship recipient, provides substance abuse treatment for other veterans. GREENSBORO, NC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Andria Hollingshead, of Lincoln, NE, is fulfilling her commitment to serve the military and veteran population. In 2013, Hollingshead received a $5,000 military scholarship from the NBCC Foundation. The military scholarship is awarded to service members and veterans pursuing a master’s degree in counseling who commit...

2014-09-09 08:29:02

NYC start-up offers advertisers and creatives new brain-imaging tools to test content NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Producers of TV and online video advertisements, movies, trailers, and TV shows now have a new method to pre-test whether viewers will tune in or tune out, after Manhattan-based Neuromatters released Cognitive Capture, a tool based on the latest neuroscience research for measuring and predicting audience attention. And for once, this neuroscience technique...

2014-09-08 12:34:03

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 75 gaming properties in North America and Canada now benefit from Synectics' integrated surveillance solutions, with two new Ohio Penn National Gaming casinos the latest additions to the firm's extensive portfolio. Between them, Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley and Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway will offer almost 2000 video lottery terminals (VLTs), bars, dining, concession stands and entertainment, spread over...

stress
2014-09-08 05:06:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We live in a world that is constantly on the move. We have things stimulating us all of the time, often leading to overstimulation. We work more and more, and because of technology, often bring that work everywhere, and I do mean everywhere, with us. It is no wonder many people experience stress and stress-related disorders. As the National Institute of Mental Health defines, “Stress can be defined as the brain's response to any...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.