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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...

2014-06-17 12:29:23

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the experts at Rogers Memorial Hospital, Chad Wetterneck, Ph.D., will present during two sessions at the upcoming Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) World Conference in Minneapolis, Minn. on June 19-22. Wetterneck is a full-time psychologist who specializes in utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....

2014-06-17 11:01:12

University of Iowa Health Care Problem may be biologically related to PTSD, social anxiety disorder, and antisocial personality A study by University of Iowa researchers confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to develop this problem in their lifetime than relatives of people without pathological gambling. "Our work clearly shows that pathological gambling runs in families at a...

2014-06-14 23:01:43

DMG Productions explores advancements in outdoor adventure therapy. St. George, UT (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 STAR Guides announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. STAR Guides is a specialized wilderness treatment program for sexual behavior issues. The first of its kind nationally, STAR Guides offers wilderness therapy that is uniquely designed for adolescents...

2014-06-12 23:04:38

ReportsnReports.com adds “PharmaPoint Major Depressive Disorder - Current and Future Players” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report at http://www.reportsnreports.com/Purchase.aspx?name=288099. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 “PharmaPoint: Major Depressive Disorder - Current and Future Players”. The report is a vital source of up-to-date information with in-depth analysis on the companies in the rapidly growing Major Depressive Disorder Market. The report...

2014-06-11 10:29:20

Concordia University Project led by Concordia University helps families cope with mental illness Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization. The disorder is known for its dramatic highs of extreme euphoria, racing thoughts and decreased need for sleep, as well as its profound lows of sadness and despair. Because it is also associated with a heightened risk of suicide, substance abuse, hypersexuality, familial...

2014-06-10 23:13:47

According to Dr. Francine Rosenberg with Morris Psychological Group, the distinction between concern about germs and obsessive-compulsive disorder is based on the degree to which the concern affects and disrupts – even dominates – one's life. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Washing your hands – often – is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of colds, flu, food-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases. But just as there many people who would do well to...

2014-06-10 23:01:50

DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States find doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that Dr. David Raffle, a Los Angeles, California Neuropsychologist, has added his profile to the growing number of doctors using the site. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States located doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced...


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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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'