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Smells Become Stinkier When Anxiety Takes Hold
2013-09-25 14:22:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are increasingly showing that our mental state can change our perceptions of the world around us and a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that people in a state of anxiety rate neutral smells lower than when they are relaxed. "After anxiety induction, neutral smells become clearly negative," explained study author Wen Li, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "People experiencing an...

2013-09-24 23:37:31

Specialist Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group provides insight and tips for patients coping with chronic illness. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 More than 130 million Americans are living with chronic conditions and illnesses, a number that is expected to increase to 157 million by 2020. Advances in medical science have enabled more people to survive acute illness and live long lives with chronic conditions. Also contributing to the increase is the aging of the...

2013-09-24 13:30:05

Accidents also traumatize small children. Around one in ten children still suffers from a post-traumatic stress disorder a year after a road accident or burn injury, reliving aspects of the traumatic experience in the form of flashbacks or nightmares. In doing so, young children keep replaying the stressful memories while avoiding anything that might remind them of the accident in any way. As a result of this constant alertness to threatening memories, the children can develop sleeping...

2013-09-16 23:04:10

Online USA Doctors creates a new comprehensive treatment for those suffering from stress and stress related symptoms without reverting to anti-depressants. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Medical Director of Online USA Doctors provides new treatment for those who suffer from stress related symptoms. Tensions associated with modern living have major implications for the American economy. Stress management expenses and downtime could be costing as much as $300 billion every year....

2013-09-11 23:27:07

“The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” created by Sean Cooper is a newly updated book that reveals to people an exclusive social phobia treatment, and advanced methods to eliminate their anxiety, self-doubt, nervousness, fear and insecurities. A full “The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 “The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” penned by Sean Cooper is the latest book that helps...

2013-09-11 23:03:49

Online USA Doctors created a new clinical approach to how they treat stress and fatigue. Through the typical tests, Online USA Doctors added another level by understanding the level of adrenal fatigue that can cause numerous health conditions and without treating the adrenal glands, won't entirely help reverse stress and fatigue. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Online USA Doctors has developed a new clinically superior way of treating stress related health conditions....

2013-09-10 23:30:09

Social Anxiety Secrets created by Todd Snyder is a newly updated program that covers an effective social anxiety disorder treatment method. A full Social Anxiety Secrets overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Social Anxiety Secrets is a new personal development program that provides people with home remedies for panic attacks, and detailed instructions on how to overcome their social anxiety disorder quickly and...

2013-09-10 23:30:07

Panic Puzzle Program created by Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta is a newly updated program that teaches people how to manage panic attacks quickly. A full Panic Puzzle Program overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Panic Puzzle Program designed by Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta is a newly updated program that provides people with an exclusive social anxiety disorder treatment method. After Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta...

Back To School: Anxious Parents Make For Anxious Children
2013-09-10 04:54:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Parents – if your children appear to have back to school jitters on their first week back in the classroom, it may be your fault, according to researchers from the Université de Montréal. Richard Tremblay, a professor emeritus at the university who specializes in childhood psychology and psychiatry, explained that children who seem agitated or withdrawn after returning to school may not be the result of their own concerns over...

2013-09-09 23:24:55

Trails Carolina wilderness therapy program encourages students struggling with school refusal and school anxiety to see the classroom in a new light. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Summer is over and school refusal and school anxiety issues follow. The close of summer brings the beginning of a new school year for millions of students across the country. While uncertainty about the new school year and disappointment about the end of summer are common, for some students the fear...


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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...

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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