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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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2014-10-23 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...

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...

2014-10-20 08:38:40

A newly launched article from Best Counseling Degrees ranks 25 of the most affordable, accredited master's degree programs in psychology and counseling. WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online leader for Best Counseling Degrees announces the launch of a new ranking for the finest and cheapest grad programs in psychology and counseling in the western United States. The article features the "Top 25 Most Affordable, Accredited Graduate Degree Programs in Psychology...

2014-10-16 23:01:35

At The Crossroads (ATC) is proud to announce our new Clinical Director, Dr. Vaughn Heath. Dr. Heath will be helping evolve and guide the program from an outpatient therapy model to providing more clinical oversight for the client’s process and staff needs. St. George, UT (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Dr. Heath will provide leadership and vision and maintain a caseload of male and female young adults. When speaking about At The Crossroads, “ it is already a successful program. I am...

2014-10-08 23:06:35

Prakash Masand, MD, is former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University, a New York City psychiatrist, and founder and CEO of Global Medical Education (GME), says that depression is still under diagnosed today, which can have devastating consequences to these individuals, their families, and society as a whole. As part of Mental Illness Week, he offers the facts below about depression in an effort to help shed light on this debilitating illness. New...

2014-10-07 23:06:17

Prakash Masand, MD, is former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University, a New York City psychiatrist, and founder and CEO of Global Medical Education (GME), says that anxiety disorders are among the most common, yet most misunderstood mental illness. As part of Mental Illness Week, he offers the facts below about anxiety disorders in an effort to help shed light on this debilitating illness. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Prakash Masand, MD,...


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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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