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2014-03-11 23:25:45

How It Works & the Benefit to Physical Therapists around the World Astoria, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Hands-On Seminars, Inc.

2014-03-10 23:28:45

This new partnership between TherapySites and the Colorado Counseling Association aims to provide mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence.

2014-03-06 23:21:58

The Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital, is marking 20 years of pioneering and implementing effective strategies for helping

2014-03-05 14:25:28

For families who moved out of high-poverty neighborhoods, boys experienced an increase and girls a decrease in rates of depression and conduct disorder.

2014-03-04 08:32:20

Empirically-proven treatment program has potential to improve sleep patterns for children, adolescents, and adults COMMACK, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-03-03 23:23:40

Teaching Millions How to Live With Rather than Against Tinnitus San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014

2014-03-03 12:21:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) announces the publication of Music Therapy and Military Populations: A Status Report

2014-02-28 23:27:59

PeopleKeys, an internationally-recognized leader in the field of behavioral analysis, today named Goldisc their Distributor of the Month for February. Boardman,

2014-02-28 23:04:31

Ce-Classes.com is offering a series of continuing education classes on evidenced based practices.

2014-02-27 23:37:34

During his visit to the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Arlington on February 20, Dr.


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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