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depression Jean Twenge
2014-10-02 02:30:00

A study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge shows Americans are more depressed now than they have been in decades.

2014-09-29 23:11:38

Mental health professionals will review and refresh their knowledge of the best practices to guiding adolescents through crisis. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September

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2014-09-28 01:00:25

While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped.

fighting depression
2014-09-26 05:47:44

There are many ways to help people cope with depression varying from exercise to therapy, medication to meditation, and so many others. According to new research, nature and the proper amount of fruits and vegetables can also help.

2014-09-25 23:12:09

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

2014-09-24 23:12:20

Hands-On Seminars announces “Kinesio Taping Advanced Whole Body” seminar with Andrea Wolkenberg to be held in Manhattan, NY, November 23rd 2014. Astoria,

2014-09-24 08:29:04

Tampa, Schaumburg and San Francisco Bay Area campuses achieve reaccreditation from American Psychological Association ORANGE, Calif., Sept.

Blood Test Could Help Determine Who Is At Risk For Psychosis
2014-09-23 03:49:41

A study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers represents an important step forward in the accurate diagnosis of people who are experiencing the earliest stages of psychosis.

depression teen
2014-09-23 03:00:40

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research.


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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