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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...

2013-12-23 23:01:27

Dr. Nicole Siegfried discussed treatment center's flexible scheduling program. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The Highlands' clinical director was recently featured in an article in Addiction Professional magazine, published on December 16. Dr. Siegfried was interviewed by the magazine to discuss The Highlands' new flexible scheduling program. The Highlands, which treats individuals with eating disorders and other related conditions, has begun offering more flexible...

2013-12-21 23:00:30

Irina Firstein, NYC's top therapist, is pleased to announce her new guide to marital bliss. (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Irina Firstein, one of NYC's premier couples therapists, is pleased to announce her new guide to marital bliss. With this new guide, Irina hopes to provide a source of comfort and support for those in need of support, and guidance, when facing marital problems. Irina Firstein is a licensed therapist, with over 20 years of experience, offering therapy to individuals...

2013-12-21 23:00:17

OCD Rescue Program designed by Rich Presta is the latest program that helps people get rid of their obsessions, compulsions, and anxiety. Mien Thu from the site Vinamy.com performed a detailed OCD Rescue Program review that indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 OCD (obsessive–compulsive disorder) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by a combination of obsessions and compulsions, and by intrusive thoughts that produce apprehension,...

2013-12-20 23:26:50

“The Liden Method” developed by Charles Linden is an efficient anxiety treatment that can help people get rid of panic attacks, anxiety, phobias and OCD once and for all. A complete overview of The Liden Method on the site abb2u.com shows whether the treatment works for patients. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Liden Method, an efficient anxiety treatment, was devised by Charles Liden who used to suffer from anxiety disorder and panic attacks. Since the mid 1990s, he has worked out a...

2013-12-19 23:27:25

Irina Firstein Announces Couples Therapy For Russian Speakers (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Irina Firstein, one of NYCs premier couples therapist, is pleased to announce the addition of couples therapy consultations for Russian native speakers, in order to help couples and individuals overcome their fears and problems. In addition to offering sessions in Russian, to native Russian speakers, she is pleased to combine this with all new Skype consultations, making it possible for couples who...


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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