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For Anxious And Lonely College Students Therapy Dogs May Be

For Anxious And Lonely College Students, Therapy Dogs May Be The Answer

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Therapy animals have been used to help the elderly with depression, autistic children with emotional attachments, and even mental health patients suffering from PTSD and schizophrenia with...

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2014-10-31 23:11:44

Approved online continuing education company announces that 15,000 customers have signed up on their website. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 CE-Classes.com is celebrating a significant milestone as the company has recently reached 15,000 registrations. This South Florida-based company offers a broad range of Continuing Education (CE) courses that are specially designed to meet the needs of its customers as well as the state relicensing requirements. The number of health care...

2014-10-28 23:13:47

Ivy Child International’s A Journey to Kerala, featuring one of America’s Top 50 Chefs Asha Gomez (Owner of The Third Space and Spice to Table in Atlanta, Georgia), will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Worcester Technical High School (U.S. Department of Education 2014 Blue Ribbon Award) on the mindfulness movement in our nation and beyond. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The transformative power of mindfulness has been proven to improve quality...

2014-10-27 08:26:12

New Beamz Therapy Guide Provides 15 Protocols & Measurement Tools to Promote Therapeutic Outcomes SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today launched its Beamz Therapy Bundle which features the newly published Beamz Therapy Guide, created in partnership with the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University. This product is targeted for therapists...

2014-10-23 23:08:18

PeopleKeys and JobMetrx have launched a collaborative study on job relocation. Their study seeks to define the role that personality type plays in an individual’s ability to adapt to job relocation, and to determine the ways in which relocation support services can be tailored to meet the needs of dual-career couples with different personality styles. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Resource Development Company JobMetrx has announced the launch of a new study designed to...

2014-10-23 23:07:32

ProRehab Therapists Both Worked and Participated in Annual Half Marathon, Helped Train Athletes Ahead of Race Weekend as Part of Team 13 Evansville, IN (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 ProRehab’s expert therapists and Certified Athletic Trainers were proud to provide medical support and participate in the YMCA Evansville Half Marathon on Saturday, October 4, 2014. During the race, ProRehab staff members offered hydration to participants from their first-aid tent, where runners could also seek...

2014-10-23 16:30:43

In his ground-breaking and controversial upcoming book, 'Socialcide: How America is Loving Itself to Death', Leo J. Battenhausen shows the other side of the American Dream - one where individuals are so obsessed with themselves that emotional and social problems have taken on a destructive new aggression. By exposing the problem through a unique fusion of social and psychological observations, Battenhausen hopes that citizens will stop committing 'Socialcide' and rebuild themselves into a...

2014-10-22 23:11:22

Dr. Stanley Paris has announced that he will be making another attempt to set the age and speed record for solo circumnavigation of the globe by sailboat as a way to raise awareness for the Foundation for Physical Therapy and physical therapy research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Florida-based and New Zealand-born adventurer Stanley Paris, PT, PhD, plans to try again to become the oldest person to solo circumnavigate the globe nonstop by sailboat and by beating the current...

2014-10-21 23:02:25

Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College of Art and Design. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College of Art and Design. Their findings are published...

seasons and mood
2014-10-20 03:00:09

Provided by European College of Neuropsychopharmacology New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders (affective disorders). This work is being presented at the European College of CNP Congress in Berlin. Seasons of birth have traditionally been associated with...

2014-10-20 12:30:12

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 23, Doctor of Divinity and MSW Pastoral Counselor Debra Meehl, co-founder of the Meehl Foundation, will present "Breaking the Cycle of Suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder" at Atlanta's Amen Clinic. The workshop will feature an interactive presentation on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), along with the latest insights on the treatment of bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and substance...


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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