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BRAIN Initiative Gains Momentum In Anxiety, Depression Research
2014-05-29 13:24:31

[ Watch the Video: Untangling The Brain Circuits In Mental Illness ] Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just over a year ago, the White House announced a new initiative aimed at gaining a broader understanding of how the human brain works. The BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative will present new and novel ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy and traumatic brain...

2014-05-28 08:32:25

Take advantage of this free online learning experience from anywhere in the world GREAT NECK, N.Y., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty of the world's best researchers, therapists, thought leaders, and scientists who specialize in managing anxiety and depression will be featured in the Beat Anxiety Now World Online Summit 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140527/91370 One of the highlights of the summit will be the presentation "The Most Important 60 minutes of Your...

2014-05-23 23:09:10

Manhattan Physical Therapy & Pain Center, a leader in Sports Therapy in Manhattan, is proud to announce it is offering MRI analyses for those who want a second opinion. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) readings are far beyond the comprehension of many people. Designed to look at deep tissue, MRIs are one of the most popular diagnostic tools in sports therapy and are just as impossible for the general public to understand. In fact, in order to...

2014-05-22 23:01:28

DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that Dr. Meredith Naidorf, a New York, New York psychiatrist, has added her profile to the growing number of doctors using the site. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that...

2014-05-20 23:09:37

Premier Research presents an exciting live webinar on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1) examining the trial subject’s knowledge during Neuropsychiatric clinical trials. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 From the imperative to detect cognitive and functional changes as early as possible in the course of Alzheimer’s disease, through the importance of measuring cognitive and attentional effects of investigational drugs in clinical trials, to the...

2014-05-20 16:25:49

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical or sexual assault, a car or other accident, a natural disaster or even witnessing a life-threatening event are only some of the events that can contribute to the nearly 8 million American adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To address this increasing community need, Rogers Memorial Hospital is opening a new adult partial hospitalization program for single-incident PTSD at their newly expanded location at Lincoln...

2014-05-20 08:29:08

Clinical diagnoses and pharmaceutical treatment may not be the complete holistic solution to this crisis. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- An estimated 26.2% of all Americans ages 18 and older - 1 in 4 adults - suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. (nimh.nih.gov) -- Four million children and adolescents in this country suffer from a serious mental disorder that causes significant functional impairments at...

2014-05-19 10:03:37

University of Miami University of Miami researchers say confidence in stress management techniques improve after 5-week session Can psychological intervention help women adapt to the stresses of breast cancer? It appears that a brief, five-week psychological intervention can have beneficial effects for women who are dealing with the stresses of breast cancer diagnosis and surgery. Intervening during this early period after surgery may reduce women's distress and providing cognitive or...

2014-05-16 23:07:12

New book “Client from the Future” follows the adventures of Dr. Joseph Morgan, a clinical psychologist and former Navy SEAL who must prevent the human race from being exterminated by extraterrestrials and their biological robots. Laguna Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Dr. Joseph Morgan is former navy SEAL lieutenant who had been awarded the Navy Cross and a silver star for his heroic actions in combat. He becomes a clinical psychologist after he is discharged from the navy to assuage...

2014-05-14 23:06:03

San Diego-based cognitive therapy center established three new group therapy treatment programs. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Today, Therapy Changes announced the start of three new group therapy sessions. Created for individuals to learn more about themselves and others in a safe environment, every session is moderated by a licensed psychologist to guide conversation. “Our therapy helps people struggling with life’s difficult transitions. We’re excited to offer this to...


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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.