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2014-04-10 09:41:54

People who check whether their hands are clean or imagine their house might be on fire are not alone.

2014-04-09 23:27:52

Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®), an award-winning evidence-based practice, is found remarkably successful in improving the lives of behaviorally disturbed and at-risk deaf youth and

New Study Draws Links Between Bad Neighborhoods, Bad Life Events And Bad Health
2014-04-09 16:27:32

Residents of poorer Chicago neighborhoods are more likely to suffer terrible life events -- and their health suffers as a result, according to a new Duke University study.

2014-04-08 23:33:34

Jacqueline Beug is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April

2014-04-08 23:21:54

Therapy staffing company announces Facebook campaign asking specialists to show their pride Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Therapy Solutions,

2014-04-07 23:27:02

Child and adolescent specialist Dr.

2014-04-04 23:42:09

Published in the April issue of Neuropsychotherapist magazine, the article explains the theorized brain effects of Emotional Restructuring in the treatment of past relationship negative emotional

2014-04-04 23:27:46

New England communities soar to new heights on Saturday, April 5th, from 9am-5pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester (65 Tainter Street) by participating in the first annual New England’s

Meditation Used As Object Of Medical Research
2014-04-03 16:12:27

Mindfulness is always personal and often spiritual, but the meditation experience does not have to be subjective.

2014-04-02 23:24:54

Expansion of partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford delivers Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT) program. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Relias Learning,


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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.