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2014-03-26 23:00:29

Infinity Rehab – a leading provider of post-acute contract therapy – has announced it will hold its first Mountain Symposium in Denver, CO on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

2014-03-25 23:21:47

The Linden Method developed by Charles Linden is a newly updated program that teaches people how to get rid of anxiety, panic attacks, and social phobias naturally.

2014-03-24 08:27:22

New video helps parents distinguish typical teen moodiness from teen depression. CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Withdrawn. Irritable. Sleepy.

2014-03-21 23:21:21

In honor of National Stress Awareness Month, Hilton Head Health has announced ‘Stress Release Week’, April 13-20, 2014.

2014-03-20 08:30:06

Co-Author of "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" shares wisdom from 20 years of treating Bipolar, Borderline and substance abuse on March 28, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March

2014-03-19 23:30:27

The manual, which includes step-by-step instructions on how to conduct an Emotional Restructuring session, is now available at its historically lowest price. Greenville,

2014-03-19 23:03:34

The presentation will be led by expert neuropsychologist and Executive Director of Research and Development, Dr.

2014-03-18 23:33:07

Shannon Polly, MAPP, to present "The Only Thing Constant is Change Management" on 3/20 to En*theos audience along with 18 other MAPP speakers.


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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