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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...

2014-06-11 08:29:51

SOMERSET, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WebTeam Corporation has attained Microsoft Silver Certified Partner status after developing autism and special education apps and customized learning materials compatible with the latest Surface, desktop and smartphone technologies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116837 Organizations achieving Silver Certified Partner status with Microsoft must demonstrate a high degree of proficiency with Microsoft...

2014-06-11 08:29:09

SCHOFIELD, Wis., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience®, Inc., (OTCBB: PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced today that in conjunction with Migraine Awareness month, the company sponsored the San Diego Operation Engage America event with Honoring Our Troops on Saturday, June 7, 2014. PuraMed provided samples of LipiGesic(®) M along with educational information for veterans, which was distributed...

2014-06-10 23:13:47

According to Dr. Francine Rosenberg with Morris Psychological Group, the distinction between concern about germs and obsessive-compulsive disorder is based on the degree to which the concern affects and disrupts – even dominates – one's life. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Washing your hands – often – is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of colds, flu, food-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases. But just as there many people who would do well to...

2014-06-10 23:12:06

The Skills® technology provides South Asian Autism Awareness Centre the ability to streamline assessments, individualized treatment plans and progress tracking. Scarborough, Ontario (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC) today announced the implementation of Skills®, a web-based tool, in its clients’ treatment programs. The Centre, located in Scarborough, Ontario, treats children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental...


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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.