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2014-10-28 23:13:47

Ivy Child International’s A Journey to Kerala, featuring one of America’s Top 50 Chefs Asha Gomez (Owner of The Third Space and Spice to Table in Atlanta, Georgia), will be held on Saturday,

2014-10-27 08:26:12

New Beamz Therapy Guide Provides 15 Protocols & Measurement Tools to Promote Therapeutic Outcomes SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamz Interactive, Inc.

2014-10-23 23:07:32

ProRehab Therapists Both Worked and Participated in Annual Half Marathon, Helped Train Athletes Ahead of Race Weekend as Part of Team 13 Evansville, IN (PRWEB)

2014-10-23 16:30:43

In his ground-breaking and controversial upcoming book, 'Socialcide: How America is Loving Itself to Death', Leo J.

animals for students
2014-10-23 07:28:59

A new study published in the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health finds that animal-assisted therapy can help college students by reducing symptoms of anxiety and loneliness.

2014-10-21 23:02:25

Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College

seasons and mood
2014-10-20 03:00:09

People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders.


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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.