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Prayer Doesn’t Ease Symptoms Of Anxiety-Related Disorders For Everyone
2014-08-15 03:05:42

when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody

2014-08-13 12:28:00

Despite Expanding Generic Availability, Opportunity Remains for New Therapies, Particularly for Treatment-Resistant Depression, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON,

rat ptsd
2014-08-13 03:00:52

Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

2014-08-12 23:12:34

In recognition of Autism Awareness, Uniform Advantage is partnering with The Dan Marino Foundation this Fall 2014 and donating over $2,000.

2014-08-12 23:11:39

The latest figures show that incidents of self-harm and self-injury are on the rise. With almost 30 years of experience in clinical psychology, Dr.

2014-08-08 16:22:18

Show Scheduled for September 12, 2014 at the Historic Fox Fullerton FULLERTON, Calif., Aug.

weight loss still wont make you happy
2014-08-08 05:51:24

We are inundated daily with TV, print and radio commercials that tell us losing weight will make us healthier and happier. All one needs to do to have a more fulfilling, satisfying, happy life is lose weight. But are they right?

2014-08-07 23:01:51

Special Poster Session at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting This Week Presents New Analysis Supporting Measure for Mental Well-Being Rockville,


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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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