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2014-06-27 23:05:37

An eight-essay collection of articles published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society confirms the validity of the Cognition Battery element of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society(JINS) is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International Neuropsychological Society. This month the...

2014-06-26 23:13:26

Lilianne Smith is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 NAPW honors Lilianne Smith, M.A., LPCA and Psychotherapist, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Smith is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in counseling. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

2014-06-26 23:13:25

Caroline Conley is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 NAPW honors Caroline Conley at Caroline Conley, LCSW, PLLC, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Conley is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in psychotherapy. As the largest organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2014-06-26 08:28:56

Becomes Third U.S. State to Enact Prescription Privileges WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association applauded a new law making Illinois the third state in the country to authorize licensed clinical psychologists with advanced, specialized training to prescribe certain medications for the treatment of mental health disorders. "This is a landmark moment for mental health care," said Norman B. Anderson, PhD, APA's executive vice...

2014-06-24 23:11:40

In response to the growing popularity of personality quizzes on social media, behavioral analysts at PeopleKeys have reached out to young people to show them how personality tests can be used for more serious real-world applications. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 In the first week of June alone, Buzzfeed published 15 different personality tests in the span of 24 hours. Their quizzes have virtually taken over social media sites like Facebook, showing that personality tests are more...

2014-06-23 23:11:38

Dr. David Hagedorn of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at expo to present company’s eVox system. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. David Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at the sixth annual Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo and Summit, which takes place June 24-26 at Fort Bragg U.S. Army Installation in North...

2014-06-23 23:08:59

Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Hardwick, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Created by the world’s leading experts, including Wholebeing Institute co-founder Dr. Tal...

2014-06-19 23:01:50

New Book Shows How to Save Time with Adaptable Prewritten Progress Notes (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 There never seem to be enough hours in the day, but The Child Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner, Fifth Edition (Wiley, June 2014; $60.00) can change that for psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. They can save hours normally spent on time-consuming paperwork by adapting the over 1,000 prewritten progress notes summarizing...

2014-06-17 23:10:31

Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas celebrates 20 years in private practice using breakthrough therapy techniques to heal traumatic memories. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Dr. Kathleen Mojas, a Beverly Hills psychologist, is celebrating 20 years in private practice. Dr. Mojas has been getting remarkable results using EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and RRT (Rapid Resolution Therapy) to transform...

2014-06-17 23:05:18

Connecting Therapists and Other Practicioners with Those Seeking Help New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Psychology Tomorrow Magazine is proud to announce the launch of Alternative Therapists Directory, a new initiative to match alternative therapists with its thousands of readers who seek expert help. The service is completely free of charge for clients via Alternative Therapists, and aims to widen the user’s perspective on their current approach to healing. Alternative Therapists...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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