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2014-11-20 16:26:56

SelfEcho's Mobile Therapy System Featured at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Annual Convention SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-19 08:29:31

Bronx Nursing Home, Gold Crest Care Center, understands the importance of a holistic approach to healthcare. Psychological wellbeing is essential to a healthy lifestyle. BRONX, N.Y., Nov.

2014-11-18 23:12:32

According to parenting specialist Dr. Carly Orenstein, parents need to get to the root of the problem known as school refusal.

2014-11-18 23:03:56

Dr. Patrick Carnes, the pioneer researcher whose work helped establish the concept of compulsive sexual behavior as an addiction, presented a Research Award to Dr.

2014-11-12 08:32:47

Intervention Reduces Depression, Stress and Anxiety Among High-Risk Medical Populations NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-06 16:32:57

Leaders Convene for First U.S. Mindful Leadership Conference to Explore Mindfulness Innovations in Government, Business, Academia, Nonprofits and Communities. WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-04 23:14:00

Brian Trappler breaks down complex topic for lay readers in ‘Psychological Trauma’ NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 04, 2014 In the new book “

2014-11-04 23:02:42

Discover the Secrets and Science of Lasting, Authentic Happiness Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 04, 2014


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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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Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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