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2013-11-05 23:24:13

MindApps’ “The Mindfulness App”, which helps both new and experienced meditators achieve balance and increase awareness in a hectic and stressful world, has reached the #1 top paid health app in 11 countries. Plus, the app is rapidly climbing the U.S. App Store charts. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Sweden-based MindApps announced today with unexpected swiftness that its groundbreaking The Mindfulness App has become the #1 top paid health app in 11 countries, including:...

2013-11-05 23:21:43

The evaluation's findings, published in The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, demonstrate significant and equivalent reductions in depressive symptoms among older and younger veterans New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Researchers have found significant and equivalent reductions in depressive symptoms for both older and younger veterans undergoing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for depression (CBT-D), according to an article to be...

2013-11-04 23:27:37

The article provides people with 15 new tips on how to overcome social phobia that help them feel more confident in social situations. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com introduces helpful tips on how to overcome social phobia that help people get rid of fear of social situations. At the beginning of the article, people will learn how to control their breath in order to keep calm and reduce muscle tension fast. The writer also recommends people that they should...

2013-11-04 10:29:23

A new study from the University of Toronto Scarborough shows that people who are aware of and their own thoughts and emotions are less affected by positive feedback from others. The study, authored by UTSC PhD candidate Rimma Teper, finds that individuals high in trait mindfulness show less neural response to positive feedback than their less mindful peers. ”These findings suggest that mindful individuals may be less affected by immediate rewards and fits well with the idea that...

2013-11-01 23:23:35

Matt Hoag, PhD, Katie Massey, MSW and Sean Roberts, MS present the major evolutions in wilderness therapy clients' complexity and meeting the new challenges with sophisticated clinical intervention at Symposium on Experiential Education Research (SEER) conference Oct 31 - Nov 2. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Dr. Matt Hoag, Katie Massey and Sean Roberts present "Dissecting the Wilderness Therapy Client: Clinical Trends, Findings and Industry Patterns" to their...

2013-11-01 23:04:56

Education company provides continuing education to behavioral and mental health counselors. (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Ed4Online is pleased to announce that the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) has recently named the company an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP). Ed4Online will now offer comprehensive, accessible online courses to licensed behavioral and mental health counselors nationwide. Through Ed4Online, licensed counselors will be able to log crucial clock...

2013-10-30 23:30:56

Acclaimed actor, attorney, and corporate trainer, M.E. Hart takes center stage to show how positive diversity transforms company culture to increase happiness and productivity. Hart bases his insight on the latest research in the fields of Positive Psychology and Neuroscience, and the session promises to be fun, fast-paced, and illuminating. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Positive Business DC today announced that M.E. Hart will share insight on how to embrace positive diversity...

2013-10-30 23:27:24

The Promising Futures Scholarship program is a way the Therapist Development Center is supporting clinical social workers and MSW students burdened by the cost of graduate school. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The Therapist Development Center is pleased to announce the first annual “Promising Futures in Clinical Social Work” scholarship program. Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to ten 2nd year MSW students with “promising futures in clinical social work” who demonstrate strong...

Exercise Prevents Depression
2013-10-30 07:44:20

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People who regularly exercise are well aware of the endorphin rush that follows a good workout. Scientists are increasingly recognizing that physical activity is an effective way to treat depression. George Mammen, PhD candidate at Toronto University, has recently published a review further exploring the relationship between depression and exercise. Not only is exercise effective at treating depression, Mammen has found that regular...


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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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