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2015-04-13 23:06:57

April is National Stress Awareness Month, focused on taking time to unwind; and minimizing stress for a healthier, more balanced life. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB)

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2015-04-10 11:56:10

If you're depressed or anxious, the last thing you want to do is drive to a therapist's office. This new suite of mental health care apps is here to help.

2015-04-08 23:06:05

Noted Psychiatrist to Oversee Medically-Supported Mood and Anxiety Program (MAP) Serving Adults and Adolescents in the Chicagoland and Surrounding Region Chicago,

2015-04-07 23:09:58

While high cortisol levels can cause extreme weight gain, low cortisol levels can cause a range of symptoms as well, making balanced levels imperative.

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2015-03-28 15:16:23

Everyone loves comfort food. But other than the fact that it's delicious, researchers have linked positive social situations to our affinity for the starchy foods.

2015-03-26 08:33:25

Company Expands Into New Behavioral Health Conditions LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Catasys, Inc.

2015-03-20 08:27:11

Most Americans experience adrenal exhaustion on a daily basis.

2015-03-18 08:25:51

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Notable business coach, author and entrepreneur Michelle Vandepas, who is known for helping clients define their purpose, clarify goals and develop

2015-03-16 12:27:47

Research from NYU Langone Medical Center Establishes Algorithm that Permits Early Risk Identification Within 10 Days of Traumatic Event NEW YORK, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-06 08:26:37

PINEHURST, N.C., Mar. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Animal Health is the creator of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).


Latest Anxiety 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...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.