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2014-07-16 16:23:55

20,000 people have taken free online memory checkup since May launch TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - A free online brain health assessment for Canadians worried about their memory reached a milestone today. Cogniciti Inc. reports that 20,000 people have taken the memory checkup after seeing news stories announcing the launch of the free test. While not a diagnostic tool, the 20-minute assessment (available at www.cogniciti.com) is like a temperature check for the mind that will help a person...

2014-07-15 10:01:47

Elsevier The inability to ignore irrelevant stimuli underlies the impaired working memory and cognition often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry. Our brains are usually good at focusing on the information that we are trying to learn and filtering out the "noise" or thoughts that aren't relevant. However, memory impairment in schizophrenia may be related in part to a problem with this filtering...

2014-07-14 23:08:40

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to LPCANC...

2014-07-14 16:23:58

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seleni Institute has announced that Christiane Manzella, PhD, FT, will serve as its new clinical director, having previously served as Seleni's supervision director and senior psychologist. The Seleni Institute provides care, information and research funding critical to supporting mothers and families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126766 "We are thrilled Dr. Manzella has assumed her new role as clinical director at...

2014-07-11 08:23:16

Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction is an illuminating book of how distress and stress can affect the human body and what can be done about it. BRISBANE, Australia, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction teaches the author's tried and true method of eliminating the stress that plagues many individuals each day. The author especially targets those in high-stress jobs like police officers, soldiers, teachers, and those in the entertainment industry....

2014-07-10 23:12:07

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA). This new relationship will allow TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to LPCA members,...

2014-07-10 23:11:37

The Foundation for Physical Therapy raised just under $50,000 at its 35th Anniversary Gala in Charlotte, North Carolina, during the American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy raised just under $50,000 at its 35th Anniversary Gala in Charlotte, North Carolina, during the American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition. Using mobile fundraising technology, more...

2014-07-10 23:11:09

The new "Happiness and Success Resource Center" may be found at: http://www.iwanthappiness.net. It includes fifteen topical segments of guided personal growth and positive psychology stimulation on finding happiness and success through improved motivation, innovation, aided luck, reinvention and service. Barrington,NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The new "Happiness and Success Resource Center" may be found at http://www.iwanthappiness.net. It includes fifteen topical segments...

2014-07-10 23:10:36

Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. PBDC is a supporting organization of the conference. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. The conference is sponsored by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) and represents those engaged in...

2014-07-08 23:14:34

62 Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Men and Women, a new report on the website Vkool.com helps people tell whether they are suffering from depression. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 62 Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Men and Women, a new report on the site Vkool.com shows simple and easy ways to recognize if someone is suffering from depression or anxiety disorders. In the first part of this report, people will discover warning signs and symptoms of...


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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