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B.F. Skinner Foundation

B.F. Skinner Foundation The B. F. Skinner Foundation was established in 1989 to publish significant literary and scientific works in the analysis of behavior and to educate professionals and public about the science of behavior founded by Skinner. Since that time the Foundation has expanded its operations to better serve the behavioral science community and the public....

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) ANAD – National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders is the oldest non-profit in the country dedicated to alleviating and preventing eating disorders. ANAD was officially launched in 1976. It is the oldest eating-disorder organization in the nation. Vivian Hanson Meehan, founder and president of the National Association of...

Optimal Eating - by Jane Rachel Kaplan

Optimal Eating - by Jane Rachel Kaplan Optimal Eating provides information, education, and consultation services for concerns about food, eating, nutrition, and body image. Jane Rachel Kaplan, Ph.D., M.P.H. is a psychologist and has been working in the area of food and eating for over 30 years. She has worked with those with severe eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia and has...

Dr. Ivan's Depression Central

Dr. Ivan specialize in the treatment of individuals who has treatment-resistant depression. Many of these individuals have hard to treat forms of bipolar depression, while others have been diagnosed with major depression. The founder of Depression Central, Dr. Ivan is a psychiatrist and clinical psycho-pharmacologist in private practice in New...

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically based tools and information...

NIMH - Anxiety Disorders

NIMH - Anxiety Disorders Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It helps one deal with a tense situation in the office, study harder for an exam, keep focused on an important speech. In general, it helps one cope. But when anxiety becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it has become a disabling disorder. Five major types of anxiety disorders are...

The International Mental Health Research Organization (IMHRO)

The International Mental Health Research Organization (IMHRO) International Mental Health Research Organization (IMHRO) is committed to raising awareness and funding research to find preventions and cures for schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder within a generation. They are families and individuals whose lives have been touched by brain disorders—and who know that now is the time to invest...

Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC)

Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC) The Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC) is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the following pursuits: conducting research to discover how the brain coordinates mental functions such as memory, language, attention, and emotion transferring the benefits of this research to patients with brain diseases that impair...

Brainclinics

Brainclinics Brainclinics is a primary care practice and research institute, founded in 2001. Brainclinics is specializes in diagnosis and treatment of ADHD / ADD and Depression. In addition to these specializations, they also offer regular primary psychological care, including: Cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, Mindfulnessand Social Skills. Brainclinics...

Overcoming Depression and Preventing Suicide

Overcoming Depression and Preventing Suicide Counseling Services assists students in resolving personal difficulties and in acquiring those skills, attitudes, and resources necessary to both succeed in the college environment and pursue productive and satisfying lives. Counseling Services strives to contribute to the overall educational mission of the University by facilitating the academic...

Association for Behavior Analysis International®

Association for Behavior Analysis International® Since 1974, the Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABA International) has been the primary professional organization for members interested in the philosophy, science, application, and teaching of behavior analysis. The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABA International®) is a nonprofit professional membership...

The Danish Information and Training Centre for Autism

The Danish Information and Training Centre for Autism The Information Center for Autism in Denmark was established in collaboration with the counties of Fyn, Århus and Copenhagen. The Center is one of seven information centers for handicapped people. A professional steering committee is attached to the Center consisting of representatives from the counties and the National Society for Autism. The...

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Originally incorporated in 1981 as the American Schizophrenia Foundation, NARSAD, The World's Leading Charity Dedicated to Mental Health Research, was formed by three leading national mental health organizations: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, National Mental Health Association and National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association. The...

Glenn Brynes, Ph.D., M.D.

Glenn Brynes, Ph.D., M.D. Dr. Brynes practices in Baltimore County Maryland, treating adults with anxiety, ADHD,depression, and bipolar disorder. As a psychiatrist, it is his goal to help his patients gain a sense of control, and he take the time to help them learn how to keep themselves well. Throughout his patients’ treatment, if they wish, he will work with their...

Scrupulosity

Scrupulosity Religious faith and religious education are not generally the causes of Scrupulosity. Actually, Scrupulosity is a form of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. (OCD) OCD appears to be a biologically based disorder with severe psychological consequences. The disorder occurs in 2-3% of the population (5-7 million sufferers in the U.S.). About 10% of the...