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2014-02-28 23:27:59

PeopleKeys, an internationally-recognized leader in the field of behavioral analysis, today named Goldisc their Distributor of the Month for February. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 In recognition of their work in bringing DISC behavioral analysis tools to new markets within the United Kingdom, PeopleKeys has named Goldisc and its founder Colin Golding the Distributor of the Month for February. The behavior analysis tools distributed by Goldisc are created by PeopleKeys, and are...

2014-02-28 23:04:31

Ce-Classes.com is offering a series of continuing education classes on evidenced based practices. The goal is to improve care to patients. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has just launched a new series of Evidenced Based CE courses for licensed professionals. These courses have been created in response to the demand for providing the most effective clinical interventions to patients and clients. "This is a very compelling series of courses,” said Ron Black, president of...

2014-02-27 23:37:34

During his visit to the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Arlington on February 20, Dr. Moss spoke on the clinical biopsychological approach to psychotherapy integration Greenville, South Carolina (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Dr. Robert A. Moss provided an hour presentation on the cortical column brain code model and how this relates to psychological problems and treatment. Following a brief discussion of cortical microcircuitry, there was a discussion on how disruption of column...

2014-02-26 23:02:49

Ce-classes.com will be providing a one day seminar for Healthcare professionals in Miami Fl. The workshops will provide updates and training that will assist licensed professionals to renew their licenses. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they are sponsoring a one day workshop to provide continuing education for mental health care professionals Live in Miami. The workshops are timed to assist Florida Psychologists with their upcoming license renewal...

2014-02-25 23:36:40

Bridges to Recovery announces their program designed to fight anxiety disorder. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Most people suffer from some form of stress every day, and many manage to cope with the short-term anxiety caused by these situations quite admirably. Once the situation is under control, the fear generally goes away, and life returns to normal. For millions of people, however, this is not the case. These people develop an Anxiety Disorder with symptoms that continue to be...

2014-02-25 23:33:35

According to Dr. Kenneth Freundlich, third-party psychological evaluation supplements interviewing with objective data that assess a candidates’ cognitive ability and personality profile and help predict how a candidate will behave on the job when she isn't trying to impress an interviewer. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A stagnant economy puts even more pressure on organizations to make good hiring decisions. Hiring and training a new employee are expensive. And the poor...

2014-02-25 23:27:50

Top ranked mental health facility focuses on individuals for more effective treatment. Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health reveal approximately 8 percent of teens suffer from an anxiety disorder with an estimated 6 percent falling into the category of severe disorders; however, only 18 percent of those affected have access to treatment for their condition. Without therapy, suffering from the many forms of anxiety during this...

2014-02-25 16:29:03

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A popular Philadelphia workshop is coming to two Philadelphia suburban locations to help family members of people with borderline personality, bipolar and/or depressive disorders deal with the many challenges they face daily. "Getting Off the Emotional Roller Coaster" Family Skill-Building Workshop in Wallingford, Delaware County, will run for 10 Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., from March 13 to May 22, 2014 (with no class on...

2014-02-25 14:29:39

Older parents frequently give help to their middle-aged offspring, and their perceptions about giving this help may affect their mental health, according to a team of researchers. "We usually view the elderly as needy, but our research shows that parents ages 60 and over are giving help to their children, and this support is often associated with lower rates of depression among the older adults," said Lauren Bangerter, Ph.D. student in human development and family studies, Penn State....

2014-02-25 12:28:22

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage") (OTCQB: PTGEF, CNSX: PBT.U), today filed its unaudited consolidated financials and related management discussion & analysis for the three and nine months ended December 31, 2013. These can be viewed on our website, www.portagebiotech.com. Portage reported a net loss of approximately $4.6 million of which approximately $3.9 million related to non-cash expenses. Cash on hand at December 31, 2013 was...


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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