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Discovery Of Genetic Risk Factors Could Lead To New Schizophrenia Treatment

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists have discovered more than 100 genetic risk factors associated with schizophrenia in research that could provide new insight into how the condition is caused and could be the...

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2014-07-31 11:16:49

American Academy of Neurology A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia. The study is published in the July 30, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Studies have shown that people with symptoms of depression are more likely to develop dementia, but we haven't known how the relationship works," said study author Robert S. Wilson, PhD, with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. "Is the...

2014-07-30 23:15:52

Mental Health Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers becomes the first medical practice in Los Angeles to distribute free prescription Naloxone to local treatment centers and sober living facilities. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 On January 1, 2014, the Overdose Treatment Act (AB 635) became law in California. The law allows lay people to possess and administer prescription naloxone to someone in urgent need who is experiencing life-threatening respiratory depression from an...

2014-07-30 23:14:49

Daytop New Jersey announces 5 part audio series “Drugs and Our Kids” as aired on New Jersey 101.5 Radio is now available online. Mendham, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Daytop New Jersey, a comprehensive Behavioral Health treatment and education program, has made available the important 5 part series “Drugs and Our Kids” at http://www.daytopnj.org. The series, previously sponsored by Daytop New Jersey on NJ 101.5 radio, examines why New Jersey’s middle and high school students are at...

2014-07-30 23:12:46

Affordable certification as Certified Autism Specialist or Autism Certificate increases earning potential and promotes a higher standard of care for those on the autism spectrum and other sensory processing disorders. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), in providing an electronic tracking system for professional development hours in the field of autism, is now offering autism certificates to...

2014-07-30 23:04:00

Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to the New York Times Editorial Board’s call for marijuana legalization, which was published on Sunday, July 27th. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance...

2014-07-30 23:00:53

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Panic Away program. This method promises to reveal how to stop anxiety and eliminate panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Daily Gossip mentions that the "Panic Away" method developed by Joe Barry promises to be an effective way to stop anxiety and eliminate all associated symptoms. It has been revealed that the program has already helped no less than 150,000 people in getting their lives back. The Panic Away review...

2014-07-30 23:00:41

DailyGossip.org publishes a complex review to the 60 Second Panic Solution program. The new method promises to stop panic attacks forever. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Daily Gossip indicates in its 60 Second Panic Solution review that panic attacks can occur easily. A panic attack is a feeling of intense stress and fear, which may be determined by various factors. There are a series of symptoms that sufferers commonly deal with when panic attacks are developed. This includes...

2014-07-29 23:15:07

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association elects four members to its Board of Directors: Mary Ann Nihart, Susan Dawson, Wailua Brandman, Leslie Oleck Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 APNA Elections. The following newly-elected members will begin their terms on the APNA Board of Directors at the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, in Indianapolis, Indiana: Mary Ann Nihart -...

2014-07-29 23:14:37

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Michigan Psychological Association (MPA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to MPA members, adding exclusive benefits and...

2014-07-29 23:10:58

Back2Basics' long-term drug and alcohol addiction program resident faces his drug-of-choice post foot surgery while in treatment. Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Current Back2Basics long-term drug rehab resident Jon B. (age 22) was prescribed pain medication post foot surgery during his first six months of sobriety. This was Jon’s third time in foot surgery – twice on one foot, once on the other– which was how he became addicted to prescription drugs. “I broke my foot a...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

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