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2014-11-25 23:11:00

PeopleKeys plans to air a live Stress Management webinar at 1pm EST on December 12th.

social anxiety and friendships
2014-11-14 07:50:42

A new study recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that individuals with social anxiety disorder often think their relationships are worse than what their friends report.

2014-11-12 12:30:57

Santa Clause can have Rosacia but not you SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The holiday season is a happy time but very often it makes our skin unhappy.

anxiety to alzheimers
2014-11-11 05:48:08

A new study, led by the Baycrest Health Sciences' Rotman Research Institute, has found that anxiety significantly increases the risk of mild of cognitive impairment (MCI) converting to Alzheimer's disease.

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,


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
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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