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2013-06-30 23:03:35

New hope for the over four million Americans suffering from panic attacks, according to the U.S- based National Institutes of Mental Health. About 5% of the adult North American population suffers from Anxiety and Panic Attacks - and the solution may be more obvious than we think. (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Many researchers feel that even this number is a low estimate, because many people who experience panic attacks never receive the proper diagnosis and "live" with it, despite its...

2013-06-30 23:02:22

What may cause stress to one person, may actually motivate someone else. Find out what the causes of stress in your life are and learn coping mechanisms based on your specific style in the new webinar from PeopleKeys. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 PeopleKeys, the industry leader in personality assessment and behavioral solutions, today announced that it will be hosting a live webinar that explores how DISC personality assessment can be used to minimize the negative impacts of stress....

Save Your Heart, Do Not Ignore Stress
2013-06-28 08:53:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Reasons for stress, such as work pressure, tension at home and financial difficulties continue to grow every day. Previous studies have shown stress can have negative effects on a person's health, causing or aggravating conditions like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and more. A group of international researchers, led by Inserm's unit 1018 -- "The Epidemiology and Public Health Research Centre" -- has...

Researchers Link Sleep Deprivation And Anxiety
2013-06-26 16:05:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Everyone knows what kind of effect a good night’s sleep can have on mood and new research from the University of California, Berkeley has shown that sleep deprivation can amplify activity in brain regions responsible for anxiety. The researchers’ study, which was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that people who are naturally more anxious are more vulnerable to this effect of inadequate sleep....

2013-06-25 23:00:56

Cityscapes can wreak havoc on the brain (Marie Claire, September issue, pg. 346). They activate areas that are linked to stress and associated with anxiety. Pastoral landscapes on the other hand, trigger feelings of calm and relaxation. This is why therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil thinks fall is the perfect time to think seriously about mental health and get out in nature. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Winter can be a dreary time, and city-dwellers might start feeling it more than others....

2013-06-15 23:03:09

Anxiety Child Program created by Rich Presta is a new course that gives people advanced strategies on how to control anxiety, and the information and resources to help their children overcome their anxiety. A full Anxiety Child Program review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 Anxiety Child Program created by Rich Presta is a new childhood anxiety treatment course that gives people advanced strategies on how to control anxiety,...

2013-06-11 23:14:35

One man has helped over 3 million people to overcome anxiety, panic attacks & stress and now, he´s back with a new book released internationally on 15th June by Hay House Publishing. Linden Anxiety Recovery, London UK. Delaware (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 We could all use less stress in our lives. But what if it were possible to eliminate stress altogether? A stress free existence may sound too good to be true, but according to Charles Linden, it is a goal that anyone can attain —...

2013-06-10 23:04:55

Panic Attack Aid, the iPhone app which provides instant relief from panic attacks, is coming to Android phones very soon. UK (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Today, Panic Attack Aid announced the upcoming release of the Android version of its popular iPhone app. This revolutionary new application is designed to provide instant calming relief to sufferers of panic and anxiety attacks ℠on the go´. Panic Attack Aid will be available to purchase on Android phones for $4.99. A free...

Science Belief Is Stronger When People Face Stress, Anxiety
2013-06-06 06:34:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study from Oxford University psychologists suggests that a faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety. Non-religious people may be helped by a “belief in science” that offers comfort and reassurance in times of adversity, much like religious belief helps others. “We found that being in a more stressful or anxiety-inducing situation increased participants'...

2013-06-04 23:27:21

Instant Panic Relief penned by Alex Taylor is a newly updated program that teaches panic sufferers how to stop panic attacks naturally, quickly and easily. In a full Instant Panic Relief review, Tony Nguyen from the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is useful to panic sufferers. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Instant Panic Relief penned by Alex Taylor is a newly updated program that teaches panic sufferers how to stop panic attacks naturally, quickly and permanently without drugs...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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