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2014-11-07 23:00:37

Mothers with a history of sexual abuse reported less warmth toward their daughters compared to their sons, according to a study presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

2014-11-04 23:12:13

Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott, interviews 20 internationally-renowned experts and thought-leaders on the Anxiety Summit from November 3-16, 2014, sharing nutritional solutions for eliminating anxiety,

2014-10-29 08:29:43

BRICK, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is a difficult time for children who suffer from anxiety and nightmares.

2014-10-28 23:16:40

Researchers at PsychTests.com advise managers to be wary of employees who express perfectionism as one of their strengths. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) October 28,

2014-10-23 23:12:51

To combat post-Halloween sugar shock, CogniDiet™ is offering a four-week Sugar Detox Program to help participants get back on track to healthy eating. Princeton,

2014-10-23 23:10:17

The recent Ebola outbreak has created a media and public frenzy.

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2014-10-22 07:28:50

Even though anxiety can affect both men and women, women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack, according to newly-presented research.

2014-10-21 23:11:28

There’s Nothing Wrong With You!: A Special Class For Highly Sensitive People is a new program that helps the creative highly sensitive person embrace their special gifts and take their place

2014-10-09 23:12:50

Brain State Technologies announces the publication of new scientific paper in Frontiers in Psychology Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Brain


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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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