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Saliva-Based Test Predicts Risk Of Future Clinical Depression In Boys
2014-02-18 11:49:53

Most teenage boys go through hard times and some can even get depressed. A new saliva-based test can determine if these minor bouts of depression are foreshadowing major depression later in life, according to a new study based in the United Kingdom.

2014-02-18 08:27:22

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Counselor Robert A.

2014-02-17 23:23:18

"Anxiety Child Program", made by Rich Presta shows people useful tips and techniques to help their children overcome their anxiety.

2014-02-17 23:03:20

March 12, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Special Education Leaders Provides Insights That Supports Students and Prevents Behavior Problems San Francisco,

mindfulness meditation
2014-02-13 05:21:42

A new study from researchers at INSEAD and The Wharton School shows that one 15-minute focused-breathing meditation may help people make smarter choices.

2014-02-06 23:23:50

Well known and everyday people share their stories and advice for overcoming depression and bipolar disorder Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 “My

2014-02-06 23:03:40

Educators and Therapists Able to Simultaneously Input Data for Group of Students Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 ABPathfinder, LLC, developer

2014-02-04 12:26:13

Bay Area nonprofit Mindful Schools recognized as a leader in the worldwide movement EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb.


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
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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