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Mothers Age Also Influences Autism Risk

Mother's Age Also Influences Autism Risk

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While several recent studies on the risk of a child developing an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have focused on paternal age or even the age of the grandfather, a new Sweden-based study has...

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2014-04-23 08:24:16

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qbtwvc/global_depression ) has announced the addition of the "Global Depression Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Depression Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.49 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the...

2014-04-22 23:09:02

Center for Autism and Related Disorders and Institute for Behavioral Training partner to present “Autism for First Responders” trainings nationwide to teach emergency personnel how to interact with and respond to individuals with autism. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) today announced that they will partner to train first responders on how to approach and interact with individuals with autism...

2014-04-22 14:28:27

When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry and activate conditions such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and some forms of autism. Until now, it has been unclear how much these stressors have impacted the cells of a developing brain. Past studies have shown that when an expectant mother exposes herself to alcohol or drug abuse or she experiences some trauma...

2014-04-21 23:03:42

Autism moms, activists and hosts of “Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy” are asking everyone to support “Coverage for Autism Now” on April 23 by displaying “CAN” somewhere visible on their body or clothing. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, hosts of “Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy,” a segment on Autism Live, are teaming up with the autism community on April 23, 2014 to spearhead the “Coverage for Autism...

2014-04-21 12:23:05

DETROIT, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are still available for the 3(rd) Annual Michigan Shines for Autism gala on Saturday, April 26, at DTE Energy's headquarters (NYSE: DTE). The fundraising gala is the Autism Alliance of Michigan's celebration for business professionals, autism service providers and individuals committed to improving the lives of individuals with autism in our state. The black tie optional event wraps up Autism Awareness Month activities to build...

2014-04-19 23:01:43

Panic Away is the latest treatment method that claims to help people treat panic attacks quickly. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show whether this program is useful or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Panic Away is a new brand treatment method created by Barry Joe McDonagh that promises to help people banish panic attacks safely. This new method includes of 3 stages that are Trust, Acceptance and Persistence. Each stage warrants its chapter that covers an...

2014-04-18 23:05:07

The conference will teach parents and caregivers about effective, individualized treatment programs for those with autism spectrum disorder. Denver (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) will host a free, comprehensive, one-day “CARD Colorado Autism Conference” on treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The event will help parents and caregivers of children with ASD learn about effective intervention solutions, parent training...

2014-04-18 08:21:56

HOUSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finding that "Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) reduces depressive symptoms, improves affective control, and improves mindfulness self-efficiency" are not surprising to the Meehl Foundation DBT therapists, who have been using DBT since the start of the foundation in 2005. The step-by-step process of emotional regulation is a core component of DBT rarely taught to the general public let alone people with mental illness. "A randomized,...

2014-04-17 23:10:15

New e-booklet by Nashville therapist Bonnie Lenihan tells how to end panic disorder, a typically chronic and debilitating condition, by eliminating what causes it. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Nashville therapist Bonnie Lenihan announced today's launch of "How to End Panic Disorder: A Simple Guide," a trailblazing new e-booklet that untangles the mystery of what causes panic disorder and lays out simple steps for resolving it. Written for persons who have...

2014-04-17 23:01:12

AMVETS Announces Evaluation of Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops Lanham, Maryland (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AMVETS announced today a scientific evaluation conducted by Freedom and Honor under the direction of the American Institutes for Research® (AIR) show statistically significant results of AMVETS Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops (WTW) in addressing Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and reintegration-related challenges. The report can be found at...


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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...

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...

Entomophobia
2013-12-24 10:17:24

Entomophobia, known also as insect phobia, is a specific phobia of one or more classes of insects. More specific cases include apiphobia (fear of bees) and myrmecophobia (fear of ants). The symptoms regarding this phobia are much like of the symptoms regarding many other irrational fears. An entomophobic is expected to experience enough anxiety upon viewing or otherwise coming into contact with an insect that he or she experiences full-blown panic attacks. With the extreme and serious...

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