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Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Bond Cancels Out Depression Systems
2013-08-12 11:13:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study presented today at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting in New York City indicated that grandparents and grandchildren can have a significant beneficial psychological effect on each other. "We found that an emotionally close grandparent-adult grandchild relationship was associated with fewer symptoms of depression for both generations," said study co-author Sara M. Moorman, an assistant professor in the...

2013-08-11 23:03:10

The relationship between grief and depression following bereavement has generated much debate in the psychological community and public media. A new article by Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., “Grief, Depression and the DSM-5,” sheds new light on the subject, and can help both clinicians and the general public achieve a greater understanding of the clinical challenges and options for treating these conditions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The relationship between grief and depression...

2013-08-11 23:02:07

7 Days To Emotional Freedom created by Robert Mantell is a new audio program that instructs people how to get rid of anxiety, and how to have complete control of themselves and their emotions. A full 7 Days To Emotional Freedom overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 7 Days To Emotional Freedom created by Robert Mantell is a new audio program that instructs people how to get rid of anxiety, and how to have...

2013-08-08 14:29:05

Delivering a two-year intervention program to disruptive kindergarten children could help prevent substance use in adolescence, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Alcohol and drug use are highly prevalent and problematic among young people, and the link between childhood behaviour problems and adolescent substance misuse is well-recognized. In this study, Canadian researchers set out to examine whether a two-year prevention program in childhood could...

2013-08-07 23:27:41

End Your Depression created by Cecil Ellis is a new book that teaches people how to deal with depression. A full "End Your Depression" overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 End Your Depression created by Cecil Ellis is a new book that teaches people how to deal with depression. In addition, when ordering this book, people will get some special gifts such as the “Anxiety and Depression” book, the...

2013-08-01 23:29:57

The relationship between grief and depression following bereavement has generated much debate in the psychological community and public media. A new article by Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., "Grief, Depression and the SDM-5," sheds new light on the subject, and can help both clinicians and the general public achieve a greater understanding of the clinical challenges and options for treating these conditions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The relationship between grief and...

2013-07-31 23:00:33

Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million grant for research that may lead to improved strategies for treating and preventing mental health problems associated with exposure to social stress. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million...

2013-07-30 23:31:25

A unique program to help children with comorbid health conditions, offered in pediatric hospitals. Worcester, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 After their son, Gabriel Valentine Felix, was still born at eight months due to a heart arrhythmia, Dr. Thomas Felix, wanted to help other children with comorbid conditions. He made a generous contribution to Ivy Child International to launch the Yoga and Mindfulness Program, which has been named in Gabriel’s honor. Felix, a regulatory policy...

2013-07-30 12:28:33

Redefined Speech and Occupational Therapy Services Change the Lives of Families of Children with Special Needs SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PresenceLearning, the leading provider of online speech and occupational therapy services for K-12 students, today announced the availability of its occupational and speech-language therapy services to parents and guardians of children with special needs. PresenceLearning's innovative online speech and occupational therapy...

2013-07-29 23:27:53

Dr. Carol Francis, Psychologist in the Beach Cities of Los Angeles County, explores implications of the new DSM-5 in terms of insurance, research, mental health categories, socialized beliefs about mental illness and recognizing how Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors or Psychotherapists might pigeon-hole family members into superficial research categories. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Mental Illness, Mental Health, Psychological Disorders, Psychiatric Complications are...


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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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