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2014-06-17 23:05:18

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2014-06-17 12:29:23

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the experts at Rogers Memorial Hospital, Chad

2014-06-17 11:01:12

A study by University of Iowa researchers confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to develop this problem in their lifetime than relatives of people without pathological gambling.

2014-06-14 23:01:43

DMG Productions explores advancements in outdoor adventure therapy. St.

2014-06-12 23:04:38

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2014-06-11 10:29:20

Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization.

2014-06-10 23:01:50

DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States find doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that Dr.

2014-06-06 23:00:26

‘Out of the Darkness’ expresses experience with Bipolar disorder, shares hope for others so-afflicted. Boca Raton, Fla.


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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