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During a regularly scheduled live-streaming community call, Dahryn Trivedi will deliver a discourse on the importance of stress in a human's life. Scottsdale,
A surprisingly large number of dogs suffer from hyperadrenocorticism.
New book follows the practical guide to overcoming conditions such as GAD, OCD, PTSD, panic attacks and other anxiety-related phobias. Palmerston North, New
The idea that females are more resilient than males in responding to stress is a popular view, and now University at Buffalo researchers have found a scientific explanation.
Alexander Youth Network furthers Houston-based Child Trauma Academy’s therapeutic mission. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 As Alexander Youth Network
New hope for the over four million Americans suffering from panic attacks, according to the U.S- based National Institutes of Mental Health.
What may cause stress to one person, may actually motivate someone else.
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.
New research has shown that sleep deprivation can amplify activity in brain regions responsible for anxiety.
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.
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 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 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, 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, 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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