Latest Clinical psychology Stories

2014-02-21 23:26:10

Dreams Book, Inc. announced today that they have added Dr. Sheri Johnson to the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Johnson is an expert in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with over 20 years of experience. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dreams Book, Inc. today announced the addition of Dr. Sheri Johnson to the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Johnson is an expert in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with over 20 years of experience as a clinical...

2014-02-21 23:03:19

Give an Hour’s network of volunteers pledge to give one hour of their time each week and now includes nearly 7,000 licensed mental health professionals in all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free and confidential mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of nearly...

2014-02-20 23:29:41

The effects of trauma from an energy psychology perspective will be presented by Karol Darsa, Psy.D., and Joanne Mednick, LMFT, Psy.D at Avalon Malibu, February 20, 2014. Drs. Darsa and Mednick will offer answers to the question, "What is Energy Psychology?" Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Avalon Malibu is a Mental Health and Addiction treatment center located on the Coast in Malibu, California. They are hosting an informative evening with an educational emphasis on...

2014-02-19 08:32:36

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Schizophrenia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 EpiCast Report: Schizophrenia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 Summary Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling group of psychotic disorders characterized by fundamental disturbances of thinking such as hallucinations, delusions, disorganized communication, and reduced motivation. Schizophrenia affects men and...

Saliva-Based Test Predicts Risk Of Future Clinical Depression In Boys
2014-02-18 11:49:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most teenage boys go through hard times and some can even get depressed. A new saliva-based test can determine if these minor bouts of depression are foreshadowing major depression later in life, according to a new study based in the United Kingdom. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science (PNAS), the study found that teenage boys with high levels of the stress hormone cortisol and mild depression symptoms were...

2014-02-18 08:27:22

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Counselor Robert A. Moylan, LCPC has discovered through twenty years of psychology research the simplest and most effective behavioral psychology approach currently available in the world to treat most relationship stress including addictions, depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, marital discord, sports psychology, and personality disorders. His book for adults, "Emotional Core Therapy" is currently the top rated book on Amazon.com in the...

2014-02-17 23:23:18

"Anxiety Child Program", made by Rich Presta shows people useful tips and techniques to help their children overcome their anxiety. An overview on their website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Anxiety Child Program, created by Rich Presta, is a new course that gives people the information and resources to help their children overcome their anxiety and restore their happiness and confidence. In the course, people...

2014-02-17 23:03:20

March 12, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Special Education Leaders Provides Insights That Supports Students and Prevents Behavior Problems San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Problem behavior in children and teenagers is a common source of stress for educators, parents and families, impacting both academic performance and overall quality of life. To help educators better understand and address the rising number of behavior issues they see in the classroom, PresenceLearning,...

2014-02-13 23:28:15

According to Dr. Francine Rosenberg, we don't know precisely why some people develop panic disorder, but we know that that untreated panic disorder can become disabling. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 According to the National Institute of Mental Health, six million American adults suffer sudden and repeated panic attacks in any given year, a condition known as panic disorder. Panic attacks generally first occur in late adolescence or early adulthood but not everyone who has...

mindfulness meditation
2014-02-13 05:21:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at INSEAD and The Wharton School shows that one 15-minute focused-breathing meditation may help people make smarter choices. Commonly called "throwing good money after bad," people have trouble cutting their losses, resulting in behaviors such as holding on to stocks too long, staying in bad relationships, or continuing to eat large restaurant meals even when they are full. Behavioral scientists call this...

Latest Clinical psychology Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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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