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2013-09-09 23:26:52

The partnership between TherapySites and Virtual Therapy Connect will help therapists attract new clients by developing an effective online presence and capitalizing on online convenient tools. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Virtual Therapy Connect. The new relationship means TherapySites will offer a selection of websites and online marketing...

2011-02-16 16:18:36

An article published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Traumatic Stress is one of the first to provide evidence of the effectiveness of exposure therapy with active duty military service members suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study shows that virtual reality exposure therapy resulted in significant reductions in PTSD symptoms after an average of seven treatment sessions. Additionally, 62 % of patients reported clinically meaningful, reliable change in PTSD...

2008-11-12 18:00:21

Magellan Health Services, Inc., the nation's leading manager of behavioral health care, hosted top virtual reality (VR) therapy and anxiety disorder expert Barbara Rothbaum, Ph.D., ABPP, today at the company's annual conference of its clinical and medical leadership team. Rothbaum, director of the Trauma and Anxiety Recovery Program and professor of psychiatry at Emory University's School of Medicine, pioneered the development of a virtual-reality based program to treat anxiety disorders--a...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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