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2014-12-20 23:01:28

More than 50,000 therapists are preparing to treat the increase in depression that occurs during the holidays.

2014-12-19 23:03:24

Kyle MacDonald’s OvercomingSocialAnxiety.com website has been awarded the Best of the Web Blog Award for 2014 by leading psychotherapy website PsychCentral.com. (PRWEB)

2014-12-17 23:03:37

State-of-the-art drug rehab facility is a hidden oasis that helps patients relax, detox, and re-learn life skills necessary to support a healthy lifestyle. FORT

2014-12-15 23:02:57

The message Sunday from 60 Minutes echoed that of a seasoned investor group only days earlier: Mindfulness is here, now and mainstream. Vero Beach, FL (PRWEB)

2014-12-14 23:02:05

Gala held at New York City's Union League Club. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 14, 2014 BrainTrain’s president, Dr.

2014-12-12 23:02:08

Series Provides a “Holistic” Approach to Help Readers Obtain Optimal Mind-Body Harmony for Optimal Health and Happiness (PRWEB) December 12, 2014

2014-12-08 23:08:21

Guest speakers Norman Dasenbrook and Joyce Marter will get mental health professionals up to speed on the best ways to improve and grow their practices in this free educational webinar hosted

mindfulness
2014-12-08 09:01:42

A new study finds that mindfulness can bring back happiness in people falling down the rabbit hole of opioid drug addiction.

sleep and negative thoughts
2014-12-08 06:55:40

Those who go to bed extremely late at night and sleep for shorter periods of time are more likely to feel more consumed by worry.

depression
2014-12-05 07:29:27

A new study has identified the devastating impact of depression on the lives of millions of Americans, detailing just how much of their time is dominated by the affliction and how much it affects their lives.


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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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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