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2015-03-31 23:10:31

This will be the second CARD location in Austin offering families in the community access to crucial services for autism and related disorders. AUSTIN, Texas

2015-03-31 23:09:28

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, This for That apps are free to download on the App Store through April. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 PixelAtion

2015-03-30 23:07:49

Free books will inspire and empower parents toward healthful steps for child and family. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 Cutting-edge doctors

2015-03-30 12:27:28

Home remodeling company teams with the Bowen Foundation for Autism in Annapolis charity flag football game BALTIMORE and VIENNA, Va., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Homefix Custom

2015-03-30 08:32:59

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Screening for Mental Health, Inc., the pioneer in large-scale screenings for the public, today announced the launch of MassMen.org,

2015-03-30 08:27:16

Explains how parents, teachers and relatives can relate better to autistic children CHICAGO, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-03-27 16:24:19

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, the Department of Human Services' Bureau of Autism Services is pleased to announce free training

2015-03-25 12:31:58

SimplyFun's Play Advisory Council helps set new direction for autism support SEATTLE, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SimplyFun, LLC, is a developer of award winning educational board

2015-03-25 04:23:10

Monitoring and counseling at-risk patients may prevent and minimize pain, improve life quality LAS VEGAS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research presented today at

2015-03-24 23:11:01

Adopts LENA Start™ Model to Improve the Home Language Environment for Children 0-30 Months Boulder, Colo.


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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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Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.