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2013-07-31 23:00:33

Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million grant for research that may lead to improved strategies for treating and preventing mental health problems associated with exposure to social stress. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million...

2013-07-30 23:29:28

According to Dr. Francine Rosenberg, many patients often struggle with the decision of which OCD treatment options to pursue. A new study published online in April 2013 in the journal Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry has the potential to open avenues to new understanding and treatment of OCD in people. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects about 2 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Mental Health....

Human Genes React Positively To Happiness
2013-07-30 09:45:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's long been suggested by motivational speakers and proponents of alternative medicine alike that simply thinking positively and doing good for others could have a dramatic effect on mind, body and soul. Now research teams from UCLA and the University of North Carolina (UNC) say there may be tangible, physical proof human cells really do react positively to happiness and a benevolent spirit. According to the research, people who...

2013-07-26 23:23:04

Research suggests that there can be a link between balance problems and anxiety and depression conditions, and that rehabilitation of the balance system can help. Dr. Matthew Holmes will be exploring this connection at the Annual Conference of the Australasian Academy of Functional Neurology. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Melbourne Chiropractor and Academic, Dr. Matthew D.Holmes, is presenting at the 4th Annual Conference of the Australasian Academy of Functional Neurology,...

2013-07-25 23:28:27

During an online, live-streaming event, Dahryn Trivedi discusses the benefits of stress and how stress is an essential part of life and human transformation. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 On July, 23, 2013, Dahryn Trivedi delivered an in-depth discourse on stress during a regularly scheduled, live broadcast of the Master Community Call™, provided by Trivedi Master Wellness™. Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, the founder of the Trivedi Foundation™ and Trivedi Master Wellness™,...

2013-07-25 23:18:19

Stress Management Coach Dr. Maiysha Clairborne, from Mind Body Spirit Wellness, reveals her top tips from managing stress and escaping the stress and pain cycle. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Stress is a common feature in the lives of many American citizens, whether it is down to their career, their financial situation, or their family life. New figures show that 77% of Americans’ stress levels are causing them to experience a range of unpleasant physical symptoms. Stress can...

Don't Stress Out: Optimism Helps You Deal With Stress
2013-07-24 04:58:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It has long been assumed people with an optimistic view of life are better at dealing with high pressure situations, but now researchers from Concordia University's Department of Psychology have discovered a link between a positive outlook and an individual's biological stress response. Joelle Jobin, a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology who co-wrote the study with her supervisor Carsten Wrosch and colleague Michael Scheier...

2013-07-22 23:20:25

As the nation recovers from the recent devastation caused by severe weather, mental health professionals are assessing how children respond to disasters. UBH Denton, psychiatric hospital, weighs in on the effect violent weather can have on children. Denton, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 According to University Behavioral Health Denton, or UBH Denton, natural disasters can have a heavy impact on a child’s mental state. In terms of violent weather, UBH notes that these events can bring up...


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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