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2014-08-12 16:26:40

His Life Should Continue to Inspire Us ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America: Robin Williams' tragic and untimely death after a decades-long battle against bipolar disorder reminds us that mental illnesses are all too often serious and life-threatening chronic diseases. Mental illnesses--especially serious ones--rob us of our health and well-being. They present daily challenges that can...

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2014-08-06 10:40:30

Bex Caygill, University College London The happiness of over 18,000 people worldwide has been predicted by a mathematical equation developed by researchers at UCL, with results showing that moment-to-moment happiness reflects not just how well things are going, but whether things are going better than expected. The new equation accurately predicts exactly how happy people will say they are from moment to moment based on recent events, such as the rewards they receive and the...

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 08:37:27

Research Reveals Growing Interest Among Mental Health Clinicians in Mobile Technology Apps To Treat Patients SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical psychologists believe mobile technology applications geared to mental healthcare treatment have potential to improve patient care and practice management, based on a recent national survey conducted by market research firm Sigma Research. According to industry experts, the new research signals a readiness among...

2014-07-29 23:15:05

Psychology writer Kevin E Meredith explores the evidence and the evolutionary reasons an excess of happiness leads to a counterattack of pain in the evolved human mind, and proposes measures for fighting back. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Psychology writer, poet and novelist Kevin E Meredith introduces a startling, counter-intuitive theory today about the pains and sorrows that often seem to follow joyous events. In Heirloom of Agony: A New Theory About Why Happiness Hurts, And What You Can Do...

2014-07-29 23:09:02

CarePlus announces 2014-2015 schedule of workshops for mental health workers. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) is excited to announce their upcoming schedule of workshops to be offered through 2014-2015. Included among the workshops are DSM-V Training, Psychopharmacology Overview for Depression and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, School Avoidance, Whole Body Wellness, Trauma Informed Care...

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2014-07-24 06:35:37

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It isn't unusual to see articles in the newspaper and online showing which US cities have the best housing, which are best for retirees, and which are the friendliest for your pets. The newest in this trend is a study released by the US National Bureau of Economic Research which reveals the unhappiest cities in the country. Despite the unhappiness quotient of these cities, the researchers were surprised to find that young people were...

2014-07-16 23:11:17

Newly released research by PsychTests.com reveals that content, resilient, and satisfied people are not necessarily extreme optimists. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Extreme optimists are either scorned for their bliss or mocked for their naiveté. New research from PsychTests, however, indicates that people do not need to be a total optimist in order to be happy. Using data collected from their Happiness/Optimism Test, their statistics reveal a rather surprising revelation: Those who are...

2014-07-15 20:21:00

Better Mental Health Magazine (BMH Mag) is offering advertisers the opportunity to receive a 40% discount off standard advertising rates. NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better Mental Health Magazine is a lifestyle consumer magazine aimed at improving the understanding and acceptance of mental health and wellbeing. It includes contributions from health professionals and readers with expertise and experiences of mental health, wellbeing and resilience. Informative articles,...

2014-07-15 16:21:45

TERRACE, BC, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is pleased to announce the selection of Taryn Acheson into the Women in Leadership Executive Development Program. "Taryn has been the architect of our safety system and has shown great resolve through its tremendous progress over the years" said Jay Dilley President of Hawkair. "We're very excited to have Taryn broaden her horizons and embrace her unique leadership style by sharing her knowledge and insights" The Women in Leadership...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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