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2014-08-12 23:12:44

In its mission to provide quality autism treatment, Working With Autism is increasing the reach and effectiveness of its services by supplementing the size of its team with 3 new BCBA case supervisors. The new team members will allow WWA to continue meeting the increasing demand for quality empirically supported therapies for autistic children in Los Angeles County. Encino, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Working With Autism (WWA) has been working tirelessly to help families gain access to a...

2014-08-12 23:12:34

In recognition of Autism Awareness, Uniform Advantage is partnering with The Dan Marino Foundation this Fall 2014 and donating over $2,000. To learn more, please visit http://www.uniformadvantage.com/a-day-in-scrubs/ua-gives-back/dan-marino.asp. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, autism or autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) - represents a broad group of developmental disorders characterized by impaired social interactions,...

2014-08-12 23:11:39

The latest figures show that incidents of self-harm and self-injury are on the rise. With almost 30 years of experience in clinical psychology, Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering timely coping tips for those who suffer with this disorder. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The latest research on incidents of self-harm and self-injury shows that they are on the rise around the world. Experts believe that some people turn to this behavior as a way to deal with depression, stress...

2014-08-12 23:02:58

WWE Superstar Jake “The Snake” Roberts will speak at A Forever Recovery in Battle Creek, MI, August 17, during the treatment facility’s annual alumni picnic. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 WWE Superstar Jake “The Snake” Roberts will speak at A Forever Recovery in Battle Creek, MI, August 17, during the treatment facility’s annual alumni picnic. A Forever Recovery holds the event each year for those who have graduated from the program and are returning to celebrate...

2014-08-12 23:01:16

O, The Oprah Magazine Highlights Breakthrough Behavioral in August 2014 Issue Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Oprah Winfrey’s magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, has highlighted Breakthrough Behavioral (Breakthrough) in the August 2014 issue. The magazine recognized the company as an innovative leader in online mental health care. Breakthrough offers access to mental health care providers, including psychiatrists and therapists, through their secure online live video counseling...

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...

2014-08-12 00:21:04

HELSINKI, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexstim (the "Company"), the world leader in Navigated Brain Stimulation, announces the appointment of Mikko Karvinen as its new Chief Financial Officer effective as of 18 August. Mr Karvinen (aged 37) started his career as a financial analyst at OP Bank Group, Vaisala Oyj (in Boston and Boulder, USA) and Automaster Oy. In 2009 he was appointed CFO at SSH Communications Security Oyj, a market leader in encrypted network...

2014-08-11 23:07:33

Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC completes the acquisition of Victory Addiction Recovery Center, LLC. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Summit Behavioral Healthcare, LLC (Summit) today announced the acquisition of Victory Addiction Recovery Center, LLC (Victory) located in Lafayette, LA. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.     Victory, a residential treatment facility located in Lafayette, LA, is a freestanding addictions treatment center...

2014-08-09 23:03:20

Risperdal Lawsuit Claims Continue to Be Filed Against Johnson & Johnson Contending Male Breast Growth Due to the Manufacturer’s Antipsychotic Drug Risperdal Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Risperdal lawsuits currently pending litigation in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania have grown to 662 Risperdal lawsuit claims filed against the makers of the antipsychotic drug, notes Wright & Schulte LLC. According to the court...

2014-08-08 23:06:31

The premise behind the development of the unique and elite alumni program is based on OSA University’s belief that continuous team education is key to a successful dental sleep medicine practice. Willowbrook, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 OSA University launches an elite alumni program for dental sleep team members. Upon the completion of OSA University’s fundamental courses, dental team members are awarded their diplomas. OSA-U alumni status is also granted to the graduates and...


Latest Psychiatry Reference Libraries

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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