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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...

2014-01-07 10:46:32

Mindfulness meditation programs may help reduce anxiety, depression and pain in some individuals, according to a review of medical literature by Madhav Goyal, M.D., M.P.H., of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and colleagues. Many people meditate to cope with stress and promote good health. To counsel patients, clinicians need to know more about meditation programs and how they might affect health outcomes, according to the study background. The review by researchers included 47...

2014-01-06 23:25:22

Depression Free Method designed by Dan Micheals is the latest program that teaches people how to relieve their stress and pressure naturally without any medication. Is the Depression Free Method review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com trustworthy? Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Depressed people feel sad, empty, anxious, hopeless, helpless, worried, worthless, guilty, irritable, hurt, or...

2014-01-06 23:20:35

Metro Detroit therapy center, the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently added Regina Ruelle, LLMFT to their team of experienced Metro Detroit therapists. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Metro Detroit therapy center, the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently added Regina Ruelle, LLMFT to their team of experienced Metro Detroit therapists. Regina Ruelle is an expert in individual, couples, and family therapy with both adults and children. Her areas of specialization range from behavioral...

2014-01-06 23:20:33

Conference Will Cover Topics About Relationships and the Treatment of Eating Disorders (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Monarch Cove is pleased to announce its upcoming Preferred Provider Conference, scheduled for February 14th - 16, 2014. The conference will be held at the lovely Asilomar Beach and Conference Center in Monterey, California. The conference will feature sessions from experts in the treatment field, including Monarch Cove's own Nancy Albus and Kristine Jackson. The weekend...

2014-01-03 11:30:26

Stretches of DNA called retrotransposons, often dubbed "junk DNA", might play an important role in schizophrenia. In a study published today in the journal Neuron, a Japanese team revealed that LINE-1 retrotransposons are abnormally abundant in the schizophrenia brain, modify the expression of genes related to schizophrenia during brain development, and may be one of the causes of schizophrenia. Retrotransposons are short sequences of DNA that autonomously amplify and move around the...

2013-12-31 23:01:14

Irina Firstein unveils new guide to couples therapy. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Irina Firstein, one of NYC's premier couples therapists, is pleased to announce her new guide to a happy life for couples. With this new guide, Irina hopes to provide a source of comfort and support for those in need of support, and guidance, when couples face problems. Irina Firstein is a licensed therapist, with over 20 years of experience, offering therapy to individuals and couples, for a variety of...

2013-12-26 23:03:57

Acknowledging that there are plenty of misunderstandings about what therapy is and who can benefit from it, Therapy Changes, providing focused guidance when it’s most needed, has released a guide to demystify its specialty. In just five pages, Demystifying Therapy focuses on what therapy is and how it works, who goes to therapy, how to get the most out of it, and what role medication plays. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Acknowledging that there are plenty of misunderstandings...

2013-12-26 16:21:35

PEKIN, Ill., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroscience is the new buzzword in the world of psychotherapy, yet distinguishing between true innovation and mere speculation can be difficult. In a new program at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida (February 26-March 2), keynote speakers, Carolyn Costin, MFt, MA, MEd, CEDS and Joan Borysenko, PhD, will share their insights on the integration of science, psychotherapy and spirituality. Brain research can inform therapeutic...


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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