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2015-05-21 16:30:18

CounselingCalifornia.com is a trusted resource sponsored by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 percent of

2015-05-18 23:07:23

The new affiliation aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB)

2015-05-18 23:00:24

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Psychological Distance and the Development of Mental Representations: Why Clinicians Should Give Construal Level-Based

2015-05-18 12:27:55

People are urged to sign on at http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/DefineMDD to show their support DEERFIELD, Ill., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new petition was launched today to

2015-05-18 04:24:10

VICENA, Italy, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An international scientific research confirms the efficacy of the therapy developed by ASAlaser in treating one of the most

2015-05-15 23:05:26

Best-selling author and founder of the PACT Institute will discuss how couples can form secure-functioning relationships in collaboration with the Global Glue Project Boulder,

2015-05-15 16:24:17

The conference, Understanding and Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness, will take place June 7 CHICAGO, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Understanding and

2015-05-14 12:26:50

Dr. Anne Brennan Malec and her team at Symmetry Counseling have worked with thousands of couples to turn around challenged relationship.

2015-05-13 08:35:15

Intervention Feature and Integrated Payment Option Create Opportunity for Increased Practice Revenue SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental health clinicians now


Latest Clinical psychology 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...

Achluophobia
2013-10-21 09:01:55

Achluophobia is a severe pathological fear of nighttime darkness. Other names for this fear include nyctophobia/myctophobia (from the Greek word for “night”), scotophobia (“darkness”), or lygophobia (“twilight”).  The fear of the dark is extremely common among children and is natural to some degree, but if it intensifies to the detriment of normal functioning it can be classified as pathological, and therefore a legitimate phobia. Some researchers, such as Sigmund Freud,...

Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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