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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....

2013-10-17 11:42:33

A study by psychologists at the University of Liverpool has found that traumatic life events are the biggest cause of anxiety and depression, but how a person thinks about these events determines the level of stress they experience. Researchers from the University's Institute of Psychology, Health and Society analyzed the responses of over 32,000 participants, aged 18 – 85 years, who completed the BBC's `Stress Test', an online survey to explore the causes and consequences of stress....

Hunger Hormone Prevents PTSD
2013-10-16 10:41:24

Michael Harper or redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say drugs created to suppress appetite may also be effective in preventing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). At the heart of the research is ghrelin, what many refer to as the “hunger hormone.” When this hormone was found to trigger appetite in humans, many drug manufacturers set about creating drugs to block the biochemical as a way to prevent obesity. Yet as...

2013-10-14 23:00:33

DailyGossip.org reviews a new anxiety treatment. Developed by Barry Joe McDonagh, Panic Away is a natural, efficient treatment for panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 According to the Panic Away review published by http://www.DailyGossip.org, this natural treatment is efficient in all cases, regardless of the severity of the panic attacks experienced by patients. Actually, Barry Joe McDonagh suffered from anxiety himself, so the researcher understands what patients...

2013-10-10 23:30:10

Research shows chronic stress negatively impacts children’s health and brains. As a result, Houghtaling is reaching out to parents to share 4 practical but important strategies to help reduce childhood stress, and by extension improve the relationship parents have with their children. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Over the past few years, the issue of school related stress and anxiety in adolescents has become far more prominent. The numbers of students who are stressed...

2013-10-09 23:26:29

Mingyaa.com releases a Panic Away review examining Barry McDonagh’s popular Panic Away system which intends to bring relief from panic attacks and general anxiety attacks. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 A Panic Away Review of Barry McDonagh’s Program examines whether this is a genuine method that will help people shake off the imprisonment of panic attacks. This program was designed with a goal of helping 1 million people to heal their panic and anxiety issues right from the sweaty palms...

2013-10-04 23:19:20

The School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Christian Family Service Centre (CFSC) have jointly conducted a large-scale study on the family life, physical and emotional health of high school students. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Christian Family Service Centre (CFSC) have jointly conducted a large-scale study on the family life, physical and emotional health of high school students. The...

2013-10-03 23:28:30

The new 7-day challenge from CreateWriteNow is a journaling guide to a stress-free holiday. The process allows the individual to address blockages, recognize personal gifts, and develop happier and healthier responses to the holiday season. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 CreateWriteNow hosts a new 7-day Journaling Challenge beginning October 7. The Challenge presents an opportunity to work through a series of daily exercises, focused on creating a stress-free holiday...

2013-10-02 12:25:48

Concerned about the effect of stress on your health and well-being? If your answer is "yes," then Arizona State University Professor Doug Granger is doing research that could impact you. Granger is pioneering the field of interdisciplinary salivary bioscience using spit. Spit conjures a variety of saying and images for most people, but for Granger and colleagues spit is also serious business. "The use of oral fluid as a research and diagnostic specimen has tremendous potential," says...


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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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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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