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2013-11-04 23:27:37

The article provides people with 15 new tips on how to overcome social phobia that help them feel more confident in social situations. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com introduces helpful tips on how to overcome social phobia that help people get rid of fear of social situations. At the beginning of the article, people will learn how to control their breath in order to keep calm and reduce muscle tension fast. The writer also recommends people that they should...

2013-11-04 16:27:55

From a new study in Biological Psychiatry Children of survivors of extremely stressful life events face adjustment challenges of their own, as has been most carefully studied among the children of Nazi Death Camp survivors. This "intergenerational" transmission of stress response has been studied predominately from the psychological perspective. However, recent research points to biological contributions as well. Indeed, a new study just published in Biological Psychiatry demonstrates...

2013-10-30 23:03:39

Early life pain alters neural circuits in the brain that regulate stress, suggesting pain experienced by infants who often do not receive analgesics while undergoing tests and treatment in neonatal intensive care may permanently alter future responses to anxiety, stress and pain in adulthood, a research team led by Dr. Anne Murphy, associate director of the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University, has discovered. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Early life pain alters...

Emotional Control Cognitive Reappraisal Not Healthy
2013-10-29 07:41:09

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The ability to regulate and control emotions is a vital part of leading a functional life. However, there is new research suggesting that using the common method known as cognitive reappraisal may be a harmful strategy in situations that are under our control. Lead researcher of the study Allison Troy of Franklin & Marshall College said, “Context is important, our research is among the first to suggest that cognitive...

2013-10-25 23:01:18

DoctorsElite has announced the addition of Dr. Cary Jordan, a Florida Psychologist. Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Dr. Jordan has joined DoctorsElite as a member. He is a Florida Licensed Psychologist with extensive experience treating both child and adult OCD and related anxiety disorders for the past 6 years. Dr. Jordan heads up the OCD & Anxiety Clinic at Psychology Services Associates in Tampa. His initial anxiety training began at the University of Florida in the Weekly...

2013-10-24 23:22:38

Natural Wellbeing Announces Holiday Promotion on Anxiety & Stress Essentials™ McDonough, Ga. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Natural Wellbeing Distribution Inc. announced today its holiday promotion for Anxiety & Stress Essentials™, a leading dietary supplement designed to naturally relieve stress and anxiety. Starting today through Dec. 31, receive 15% off your purchase of Anxiety & Stress Essentials. Simply use the promo code (NoHolidayStress). “While the holidays are a...

2013-10-23 23:01:03

DailyGossip.org has released a review of the highly acclaimed guide Panic Away. The new manual written by Barry McDonagh, teaches people how to naturally stop panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Barry McDonagh has been suffering from panic attacks and general anxiety for years, informs Daily Gossip magazine. After many failed attempts to treat his condition, McDonagh decided to take matter into his own hands and do some research on his own. This turned into years of...

2013-10-17 23:30:00

Psychologist Dr. Stu Leeds with Morris Psychological Group Helps Families Understand the Drivers of Self-Injurious Behavior and offers tips for seeing the warning signs. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 October 2013 – There is no one reason that adolescents harm themselves. And while cutting is the most common, there is no one way in which they do so. Whatever the reason or method, the prospect of their children hurting themselves is frightening and puzzling for parents....


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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