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2015-04-05 09:42:33

Researchers have found a way to artificially link unrelated memories, and this development could lead to treatments for PTSD.

2015-04-02 23:04:04

The ICE4Autism In Case of Emergency (ICE) mobile app stores vital information about an autistic person’s unique needs and sensitivities directly on their iPhone or iPad.

2015-04-02 12:32:56

PHOENIX, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St.

2015-04-02 08:30:01

New Autism Treatment Center Working to Meet Unprecedented Demand BILLINGS, Mont., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Consultants Group, Inc., a long time provider of Applied Behavior

2015-04-02 08:25:37

Identifies Established Interventions for Children, Adolescents, and Adults on the Autism Spectrum RANDOLPH, Mass., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the

2015-04-02 00:20:38

LONDON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Major Depressive Disorder Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - New Launches and Modest Uptake of New Adjunctive Treatments to Offset Patent

2015-04-01 23:00:28

The Science Museum of Virginia will participate in Autism Speaks 8th annual autism awareness campaign by lighting up the exterior of the building blue during the month of April. Richmond,

2015-04-01 16:28:40

Viral Phenomenon Encourages Everyone to Participate, Donate and Share NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA) kicks off Autism Awareness Month

2015-04-01 16:27:34

DETROIT, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As we celebrate Autism Awareness month this April, the Autism Alliance of Michigan is making life-changing strides in providing high quality navigation

2015-04-01 12:31:18

PITTSBURGH, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a 2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, autism - a complex developmental disease - will affect one out of


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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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