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depression
2014-09-01 05:44:06

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Depression is a scary condition. It leaves some sufferers feeling helpless and hopeless. In others depression leads to an emptiness that prevents them from enjoying life. Some experience depression in more physical ways by feeling listless, fatigued, pained and incapable of moving. And then there are the times where depression causes death. The reactions, signs and symptoms to depression are varied, but the scariness is very real....

2014-08-30 23:00:53

DailyGossip.org publishes a review on a new effective method for sufferers who are dealing with anxiety. The Panic Away program reveals a unique new remedy for panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Daily Gossip magazine reveals in its "Panic Away" review a method that keeps anxiety and panic attacks under control with a simple and efficient method. The "Panic Away" program review describes this new method as an anxiety recovery program which promises...

2014-08-29 23:01:04

The review, published by DailyGossip.org on August 29, reveals the "60 Second Panic Solution", an effective new method to eliminate panic attacks and all the disturbing symptoms they commonly cause. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Panic attacks are extremely difficult to deal with. A panic attack is the feeling of intense stress and fear, which appears with no particular reason, affecting the entire life of the sufferer, causing insecurity and affecting relationships. A panic...

2014-08-28 23:14:36

With incidents of self-harm on the rise, social media networks are facing pressure to prevent graphic images that trigger the disease. However, clinical psychologist Joanne J. Wendt says help for self-injury lies closer to home. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Therapists who treat self-harm patients have been in the news recently, asking social media sites such as YouTube and Tumblr to do a better job of policing images on their platforms that encourage self-harm. However,...

2014-08-28 23:12:35

Media coverage of celebrity suicide can sometimes lead to an increase in suicidal acts. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A leading Florida mental health program is raising awareness about the possibility of suicide contagion as a result of media coverage surrounding Robin Williams’ death. When celebrity suicides make headlines, there is an increased risk of ‘copycat suicides’ among the general public. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center stresses that the focus...

autism research
2014-08-28 03:00:34

Noah Brown, Massachusetts General Hospital Previously reported autism risk appears to be attributable to mother's illness, not medication Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known increased risk associated with severe maternal depression. In a study receiving advance online publication in Molecular Psychiatry, investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...

2014-08-27 23:12:30

MilitaryConnection.com joins forces with Artists for Trauma to present the Rhythm and Joy Festival (RAJ14), promoting wellness through art and music. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 MilitaryConnection.com is a proud media sponsor, joining Artists for Trauma (AFT) and the Rhythm and Joy Festival (RAJ14) as they present a full day, soulful celebration of healing music, art and dance, featuring dynamic singers, musicians and performance artists. Created by Music & Arts director of the Agape...

2014-08-27 23:05:59

Making medications affordable can help lower the mortality rate of mental illnesses like depression or bi-polar disorder. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Many patients believe mental illness is not life threatening. The reality is that depression has a mortality rate of about 15%. The suicide rate for those with bi-polar disorder is slightly less, though it's offset by an alarming homicide rate (including attempted homicide) of roughly 7%. In order to properly treat and manage...

2014-08-27 23:04:12

Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration to support implementation of the Autism Plan for Georgia, aimed at improving services for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the...

2014-08-27 12:35:22

SOMERSET, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rangam Consultants Inc., an IT and non-IT staffing firm specializing in supporting contingent workforce programs for Fortune 500 clients of managed service providers, has received the 2014 ASA Care Awards after successfully launching corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in order to educate and employ individuals with special needs. Rangam, along with three other staffing companies, one associate member and one...


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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