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2014-01-14 23:27:15

Peer-reviewed articles and professional conference papers, as well as general audience presentations, introduced many to how a brain-code theory explains psychological problems and treatment. Greenville, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Over the past 13 months, Dr. Robert A. Moss has authored 4 peer-reviewed articles and 2 other professional articles on a comprehensive brain model and its applications to the understanding and treatment of psychological problems. In addition, he...

2014-01-14 08:30:04

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a new baby home can bring new joy - and unforeseen problems - into a relationship. Dr. Francine Lederer, a clinical psychologist in Los Angeles and founder of L.A. Talk Therapy is starting groups for moms and couples who are dealing with transitions in their lives as individuals, couples and new parents as they bring home a newborn baby. "Making the transition from couple to family is huge. Couples often report the biggest dip...

2014-01-13 23:04:14

Nonprofit Encourages Mental Health Community to Assist Troops, Family Members, and Those Returning after Afghanistan Drawdown (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities encourages licensed mental health professionals to participate in the King Day of Service, to be held on Martin Luther King Day, January 20, 2014, by...

2014-01-13 23:03:20

Company President Shares Efficient Therapy Strategies Overland Park, Kan. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Jeff Blackwood, CEO and president of ABPathfinder, LLC, will speak at the 6th Annual Council on Autism Services (CAS) Conference, which commenced today in Las Vegas. His presentation is to focus on time-saving strategies for more efficient delivery of autism therapy services. Blackwood will address more than 100 autism therapy executives and program directors attending the invitation-only...

Transcendental Meditation Benefits
2014-01-13 16:13:16

[ Watch the Video: Benefits Of Transcendental Meditation ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new paper published on Monday in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences reports on the mental and physical changes associated with transcendental meditation, a popular type of meditation. Written by Fred Travis, from the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management, the report details how different meditations have different...

Older Adults See Long-Lasting Cognitive Benefits From Brain Training
2014-01-13 10:57:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a team of American researchers has found that older adults can experience decade-long cognitive benefits from as few as ten mental training sessions. The study, which was published on Monday in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, also found that additional ‘booster’ sessions could further increase participants’ gains in reasoning ability and speed for processing information. "Showing that training...

2014-01-13 10:28:21

Even in severe cases, most wouldn't use medications, says study in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Pediatric primary care practitioners (PCPs) are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients—even those with severe depression, reports a study in the January Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams...

2014-01-07 23:27:10

Phobia Release Program designed by Jan Heering is the latest program that teaches people how to manage their stress and emotions easily. Is the Phobia Release Program review on the site Vinamy.com trustworthy? Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Social phobia (social anxiety disorder) is a chronic mental health condition that is characterized by anxiety, fear, self-consciousness and embarrassment. Phobia Release Program is a new solution for those people who want to manage their stress...

2014-01-07 23:00:12

Psychotherapist and author William P. Kalosieh shares his passion and insight to help readers deal with problems in daily life. River Edge, N.J. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Psychotherapist and author William P. Kalosieh says in his book, “Most psychotherapists would agree that all therapy revolves around either modifying behaviors or attitudes toward oneself or others. Ultimately, therapy has to do with change, either in and for oneself or in relationship with others.” His book “If you...

Study Suggests Meditation May Lead To Relief From Pain, Depression
2014-01-07 12:36:10

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Johns Hopkins University suggests that mindfulness meditation can improve anxiety and depression along with reducing pain. The study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, included 47 different trials involving 3,515 different people. Results showed that the meditation had small but positive effects on pain, anxiety and depression. “Anxiety, depression, and stress/distress are different components of...


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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