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Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences

Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences is a coalition of scientific societies that share an interest in advancing the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior. Their goal is to promote human potential and well-being through research knowledge gained from these sciences. They communicate the importance and contributions of basic...

The Schizophrenia Association (SAGB) UK

The Schizophrenia Association (SAGB) UK The SAGB was the first Association for schizophrenia to be formed in the UK, was one of the first in the world and now has members all over the world. The Schizophrenia Association of Great Britain (SAGB) was founded by the late Bill Hemmings and Gwynneth Hemmings in 1970. The Associations aims to help patients suffering from schizophrenia and...

Forensic Science Bookstore

Forensic Science Bookstore Your complete guide to the essential forensic science reference materials, and a convenient way to purchase them for your library. Forensic Solutions is a partnership of practicing forensic professionals who have made a commitment to providing the highest quality of training, information resources, and case consultations to law enforcement, the...

Autism Society of America (ASA)

Autism Society of America (ASA) Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a "spectrum disorder" that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. There is no known single cause for...

The Rockoff Center

Dr. Rockoff Center The mission of the Rockoff Center for Dermatology, Laser and Plastic Surgery is to provide their patients excellence in all facets of skin care; from dermatologic disorders to aesthetic laser and facial plastic surgery. In addition to delivering the highest quality care, they pledge to provide the most compassionate care possible, in hopes of...

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder Throughout the centuries, poets have described a sense of sadness, loss and lethargy which can accompany the shortening days of fall and winter. Many cultures and religions have winter festivals associated with candles or fire. Many of us notice tiredness, a bit of weight gain, difficulty getting out of bed and bouts of "the blues" as fall turns...

Autism Research Institute

Autism Research Institute The autistic savant is one of the most fascinating cognitive phenomena in psychology. "Autistic savant" refers to individuals with autism who have extraordinary skills not exhibited by most persons. Historically, individuals with these exceptional skills were called 'idiot savants,' a French term meaning unlearned (idiot) skill (savant). In a 1978...

National Academy of Neuropsychology

National Academy of Neuropsychology The National Academy of Neuropsychology was founded in 1975 and has witnessed steady growth in its membership since its inception. It has developed into a vibrant organization of scientist-practitioners, clinicians, and researchers in the field of neuropsychology. Current membership totals over 3300 active members, with representation by 24...

Canadian Psychological Association

Canadian Psychological Association The Canadian Psychological Association was organized in 1939 and incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act, Part II, in May 1950. Its objectives are: To improve the health and welfare of all Canadians; to promote excellence and innovation in psychological research, education, and practice; to promote the advancement, development,...

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability...

Associated Counselors & Therapists

Associated Counselors & Therapists Associated Counselors & Therapists are a group of psychotherapists with offices in Redondo Beach, California (formerly in Hermosa Beach). They have been serving the mental health needs of the South Bay area of Los Angeles since 1978. Their clinical staff is highly regarded and respected for their caring and personal attention to the individual...

Autism Research Institute (ARI)

Autism Research Institute (ARI) The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is the hub of a worldwide network of parents and professionals concerned with autism. ARI was founded in 1967 to conduct and foster scientific research designed to improve the methods of diagnosing, treating, and preventing autism. ARI also disseminates research findings to parents and others worldwide seeking...

First Steps To Freedom

Image - First Steps To Freedom Established in 1991, First Steps To Freedom is the oldest registered national charity in the UK running a helpline for anxiety sufferers. First Steps is currently the only totally voluntary Quality Standard assured charity, providing a helpline for anxiety sufferers every day of the year and accredited by the Mental Health Helplines Partnership....

ABA Educational Resources Ltd.

ABA Educational Resources Ltd. ABA Educational Resources Ltd. is committed to be a leading edge website providing practical resource materials for families and professionals using educational strategies for children with autism. Their goal is to facilitate the delivery ABA services to families through the provision of resource materials at a free and/or affordable cost.

Violent Death Bereavement Society (VDBS)

Violent Death Bereavement Society (VDBS) The Violent Death Bereavement Society (VDBS) serves as a centralized forum of information and training for service providers of loved ones and family members after violent death with the following objectives: To sponsor training lectures and workshops for service providers caring for loved ones and family members after violent death, and to plan...