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2014-02-25 16:29:03

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A popular Philadelphia workshop is coming to two Philadelphia suburban locations to help family members of people with borderline personality, bipolar and/or depressive disorders deal with the many challenges they face daily. "Getting Off the Emotional Roller Coaster" Family Skill-Building Workshop in Wallingford, Delaware County, will run for 10 Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., from March 13 to May 22, 2014 (with no class on...

2014-02-25 14:29:39

Older parents frequently give help to their middle-aged offspring, and their perceptions about giving this help may affect their mental health, according to a team of researchers. "We usually view the elderly as needy, but our research shows that parents ages 60 and over are giving help to their children, and this support is often associated with lower rates of depression among the older adults," said Lauren Bangerter, Ph.D. student in human development and family studies, Penn State....

2014-02-25 12:28:22

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage") (OTCQB: PTGEF, CNSX: PBT.U), today filed its unaudited consolidated financials and related management discussion & analysis for the three and nine months ended December 31, 2013. These can be viewed on our website, www.portagebiotech.com. Portage reported a net loss of approximately $4.6 million of which approximately $3.9 million related to non-cash expenses. Cash on hand at December 31, 2013 was...

2014-02-24 23:03:05

Bridges to Recovery announces revolutionary advances in the residential treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The professionals at Bridges to Recovery understand that treatment for Multiple Personality is long, involved, and difficult. They will work with the patient to develop a treatment plan that is unique to that individual and that will address only the person’s issues that need to be treated. Bridges to Recovery boasts a 2 to 1 staff to...

2014-02-23 23:02:52

In response to new research that identifies personality clashes as the key cause of conflict in the workplace, PeopleKeys plans to broadcast a live Conflict Resolution webinar, scheduled for March 14th at 1pm EST. The webinar will cover techniques for approaching interpersonal differences in a healthy and productive manner, and will show how personality plays a key role in the creation and resolution of conflicts. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 New research suggests that...

2014-02-22 23:02:54

End Your Depression Ebook by Cecil Ellis introduces a new and natural approach that allows users to eliminate their depression permanently. A review on the site abb2u.com provides users with basic information on this product. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 After 20 years of suffering from depression, Cecil Ellis has finally worked out a natural treatment that helps users eliminate their depression permanently. End Your Depression Ebook teaches users to think positively and eat properly to get...

2014-02-21 23:26:10

Dreams Book, Inc. announced today that they have added Dr. Sheri Johnson to the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Johnson is an expert in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with over 20 years of experience. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dreams Book, Inc. today announced the addition of Dr. Sheri Johnson to the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Johnson is an expert in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with over 20 years of experience as a clinical...

2014-02-21 23:03:19

Give an Hour’s network of volunteers pledge to give one hour of their time each week and now includes nearly 7,000 licensed mental health professionals in all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free and confidential mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of nearly...

2014-02-20 23:29:41

The effects of trauma from an energy psychology perspective will be presented by Karol Darsa, Psy.D., and Joanne Mednick, LMFT, Psy.D at Avalon Malibu, February 20, 2014. Drs. Darsa and Mednick will offer answers to the question, "What is Energy Psychology?" Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Avalon Malibu is a Mental Health and Addiction treatment center located on the Coast in Malibu, California. They are hosting an informative evening with an educational emphasis on...

2014-02-19 08:32:36

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Schizophrenia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 EpiCast Report: Schizophrenia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 Summary Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling group of psychotic disorders characterized by fundamental disturbances of thinking such as hallucinations, delusions, disorganized communication, and reduced motivation. Schizophrenia affects men and...


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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