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2014-06-16 23:12:23

The Takeoff Today Program developed by Rich Presta is a new program that teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks and phobias easily. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Takeoff Today Program is a new program developed by Rich Presta, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks, and phobias quickly. In...

2014-06-13 23:04:35

On June 16, 2014, Working with Autism, Inc. and We Rock The Spectrum, Santa Clarita will begin offering sessions to address the issues faced by siblings of children with special needs. The Groups will aim to foster compassion, knowledge, and insight for all participants. Encino, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Siblings of children with special needs face enormous challenges in their daily lives. Perceived lack of attention by parents, feelings of sadness and isolation, schoolmates who at best...

2014-06-13 12:24:48

MIAMI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism-U (www.autism-u.com) announces its game-changing science-based social network where parents and teachers are invited to access the most comprehensive online assessment tool for early intervention for individuals with intellectual disabilities, including autism. Early assessment and intervention is critical, and parents can now see their child's development and progress scientifically, with visual graphs enabling the next evolution of citizen...

2014-06-13 12:24:30

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause mood swings is among the most frustrating menopause symptoms. For many women, these mood swings can be disruptive not only to their moods but also their personal, social or professional relationships. The right lifestyle habits and supplements can help women take control of their menopause mood swings and other bothersome symptoms. Menopause mood swings are often associated with the hormonal changes of menopause. Women...

2014-06-13 08:23:48

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 the California Court of Appeal issued its decision in Marissa Rea v. Blue Shield of California. The Court held that the California Mental Health Parity Act requires Blue Shield to provide all medically necessary treatment for people suffering from severe mental illnesses, including anorexia and bulimia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117678 The case involved Blue Shield's denial of residential...

2014-06-12 23:04:38

ReportsnReports.com adds “PharmaPoint Major Depressive Disorder - Current and Future Players” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report at http://www.reportsnreports.com/Purchase.aspx?name=288099. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 “PharmaPoint: Major Depressive Disorder - Current and Future Players”. The report is a vital source of up-to-date information with in-depth analysis on the companies in the rapidly growing Major Depressive Disorder Market. The report...

2014-06-12 23:04:25

Touchdown Communities offers safe and secure living and work environments, programs to foster ongoing growth and relationships, and sustainable and lasting options for home and work. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Adults with autism and related developmental disorders will soon have a place to live, work, and socialize. Touchdown Communities (TDC), the brainchild of Moorestown’s Tim Downes, is in the process of purchasing a site for development in Burlington, N.J. at the...

2014-06-11 23:08:59

Special needs education training company, Special Learning Inc., launches latest program with marketing partnerships and monthly virtual meetings via CEO, Karen Chung. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Special Learning Inc., a global leader in providing digital training and educational solutions to the autism and special needs community, has announced the launch of a new program called ‘Innovators in Autism’ which aims to support small and start-up entrepreneurs who create new tools...

2014-06-11 10:29:20

Concordia University Project led by Concordia University helps families cope with mental illness Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization. The disorder is known for its dramatic highs of extreme euphoria, racing thoughts and decreased need for sleep, as well as its profound lows of sadness and despair. Because it is also associated with a heightened risk of suicide, substance abuse, hypersexuality, familial...

2014-06-11 09:40:33

American University It's no secret that combat experiences are highly stressful and can contribute to instances of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression among soldiers post-deployment. It also comes as no surprise that many soldiers afflicted with these conditions abuse alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate. But new research coauthored by Cristel Russell, an associate professor of marketing with American University's Kogod School of Business, and researchers with the Walter...


Latest Abnormal psychology 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...

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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.