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2015-05-04 08:30:52

Report Highlights Gaps in Care for Children, Including 80% of Kids With a Diagnosable Anxiety Disorder Who Do Not Get Treatment NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Child

2015-04-30 12:33:16

BRAIN SCIENCE FACTS LAUNCHED BY BRAIN & BEHAVIOR RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR MAY'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

2015-04-28 23:10:31

The new relationship aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB)

2015-04-28 08:39:00

The staff at Orchid understand that untreated trauma plays a significant role in drug and alcohol addiction and aims to address the effects of trauma in conjunction with treating addiction.

2015-04-27 23:00:17

RSNA: Women may have a more difficult time than men in recovering from concussion, according to a new study published online, April 28, in the journal Radiology. OAK

2015-04-24 20:23:51

CHICAGO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a nonprofit

2015-04-17 23:04:49

Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, will provide a keynote speech for the event April 24-26 alongside distinguished colleagues including Esther Perel, Harville Hendrix, and Ellyn Bader. Los

2015-04-16 23:10:49

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School has partnered with Ivy Child International to pilot daily in school mindfulness based learning classes for all students.

2015-04-15 23:11:14

Studies that show how physical problems can be relieved by proper address to the relationship between the physical and emotional will be presented by Hands-On Seminars Astoria,


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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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.