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2014-09-24 08:29:04

Tampa, Schaumburg and San Francisco Bay Area campuses achieve reaccreditation from American Psychological Association ORANGE, Calif., Sept.

Blood Test Could Help Determine Who Is At Risk For Psychosis
2014-09-23 03:49:41

A study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers represents an important step forward in the accurate diagnosis of people who are experiencing the earliest stages of psychosis.

depression teen
2014-09-23 03:00:40

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research.

2014-09-22 23:13:04

Mental health professionals will get up to speed on the best ways to improve and grow their practice in this educational webinar hosted by TherapySites. Downers

2014-09-18 23:14:29

Free parent resource offers tips and perspectives from teen and family experts including educators, doctors, therapists, wellness professionals, and more. Los

2014-09-18 23:12:10

Hands-On Seminars has Announced Pre-Registration for their Newly Developed Online Courses in Manual Therapy Techniques. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) September 18,

2014-09-16 23:09:29

Castlewood Treatment Center staff and clients share what makes treatment at Castlewood different ST.

2014-09-15 23:05:42

FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers seeks to help physical therapists address complex business issues at national seminars in Las Vegas and Orlando in October Orlando,

2014-09-11 23:12:11

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September


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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Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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