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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...

2014-02-10 08:26:25

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapy Partner, a national leader in providing online, streamlined and clean technology for the needs of clinicians in private practice (psychologists, psychiatrists, and therapists), has launched 3.0 a progressive, single device application, for complete practice management. Therapy Partner 3.0 has a user interface that is intuitive and is driven by "Book-Bill-Document" proprietary technology; streamlining the daily tasks that clinicians...

2014-02-06 23:23:50

Well known and everyday people share their stories and advice for overcoming depression and bipolar disorder Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 “My uncle, President John F. Kennedy, was the first president to address civil rights as a moral cause. I feel the same passion to eliminate stigma associated with mental illness,” explains former U.S. congressman Patrick Kennedy in a book released this month by New Harbinger Publications. Back from the Brink: True Stories and Practical...

2014-02-06 23:03:40

Educators and Therapists Able to Simultaneously Input Data for Group of Students Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 ABPathfinder, LLC, developer of special education and therapy management solutions, announces a new group data collection feature for its ABPathfinder data management and assessment software. Designed especially for special education and autism therapy, this purpose-built capability enables educators and therapists to log data and track progress for multiple...

2014-02-04 12:26:13

Bay Area nonprofit Mindful Schools recognized as a leader in the worldwide movement EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Mindful Revolution" cover story in TIME magazine's February 3, 2014 issue introduces the rapidly growing mindfulness movement to its widest audience yet. By purposefully bringing awareness to one's sensory experience, thoughts, and emotions, mindfulness enables us to objectively notice our experience--allowing us to change habitual reactions to wiser, more...

2014-02-03 16:24:58

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every 34 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a heart attack. As February is American Heart Month, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is putting the spotlight on an issue many heart attack patients face long after the immediate physical damage is through: depression. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/PH36534LOGO ) A study in the...

2014-02-03 10:26:45

Comparison of cognitive tests shows SDMT effective in determining employment status in MS Researchers at Kessler Foundation have studied the measurement tools used in multiple sclerosis for their effectiveness in predicting employment status. They compared the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT), and the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT), and found the SDMT effective in...

2014-02-01 23:03:37

Fuller Seminary, one of the largest seminaries in the world, has announced that Dr. Mari L. Clements is the new dean of its School of Psychology, effective July 1, 2014. Fuller's School of Psychology, established in 1965, was the first seminary-based school of psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Fuller Seminary, one of the largest seminaries in the world, has announced that Dr. Mari L. Clements has accepted the call to serve as...


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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