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2014-07-10 23:10:36

Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. PBDC is a supporting organization of the conference. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. The conference is sponsored by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) and represents those engaged in...

2014-07-08 23:14:34

62 Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Men and Women, a new report on the website Vkool.com helps people tell whether they are suffering from depression. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 62 Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Men and Women, a new report on the site Vkool.com shows simple and easy ways to recognize if someone is suffering from depression or anxiety disorders. In the first part of this report, people will discover warning signs and symptoms of...

2014-07-03 11:54:27

Lifespan New treatment manual targets psychogenic nonepileptic seizures A new study led by a Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that a cognitive behavior therapy-informed psychotherapy significantly reduces the seizures in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), a conversion disorder present worldwide and that affects up to 400,000 people in the U.S. The study led by W. Curt LaFrance Jr., M.D., M.P.H., director of neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology at...

mindfulness meditation
2014-07-03 05:36:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As people become more aware of how stress affects their lives in almost every area, mindfulness meditation has risen in popularity as a way to improve both mental and physical health. Researchers have investigated the usefulness of mindfulness on everything from gene expression to cancer treatment, but most of these studies focus on lengthy, weeks-long training programs. Carnegie Mellon University researchers took a different...

2014-07-01 23:10:13

In CHAMPS Patient Experience's most recent blog post, My Commitment to Mindfulness, Toya Gorley shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 In CHAMPS Patient Experience's most recent blog post, My Commitment to Mindfulness, Toya Gorley shares her thoughts on the topic. Gorley explains, a commitment to mindfulness is one of the most important skills that CHAMPS Patient Experience shares as a part of their empathetic communication model, Communicate...

2014-07-01 20:22:09

Professionals, Students and Academics from Across the U.S. to Meet on Current and Future Issues of Human Resource Management and Business Psychology LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 34th Annual Industrial Organizational and Organizational Behavioral (IOOB) Conference: Shift Ahead, presented by students from the Los Angeles Campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, at TCSPP's...

2014-06-30 23:22:08

Pascale Aline Bertoli is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NAPW honors Pascale Aline Bertoli, Psychotherapist and Performance Coach at Clearmind.today, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Bertoli is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in psychotherapy and leadership / performance coaching. As the largest, most-recognized organization of...

2014-06-30 23:22:05

Pamela Foelsch is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NAPW honors Pamela Foelsch, Ph.D., Owner and Director of ProfPsych Comprehensive Services, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Foelsch is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in psychological services. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually...

2014-06-30 23:17:29

For the last several months, Simple Recovery, one of the leading drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers in Southern California has been providing their clients with an exciting new therapy termed “Drama Therapy,” aimed at helping clients to recover and rebuild from the devastating effects of addiction, and they say they have been amazed by the results. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Earlier this year, the team at Simple Recovery was approached by Alexis Maron MA,...

2014-06-27 23:05:37

An eight-essay collection of articles published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society confirms the validity of the Cognition Battery element of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society(JINS) is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International Neuropsychological Society. This month the...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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