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mindfulness
2014-12-08 09:01:42

A new study finds that mindfulness can bring back happiness in people falling down the rabbit hole of opioid drug addiction.

sleep and negative thoughts
2014-12-08 06:55:40

Those who go to bed extremely late at night and sleep for shorter periods of time are more likely to feel more consumed by worry.

depression
2014-12-05 07:29:27

A new study has identified the devastating impact of depression on the lives of millions of Americans, detailing just how much of their time is dominated by the affliction and how much it affects their lives.

2014-12-04 23:04:14

Abuse whether sexual, verbal or emotional, dominates a victim's life long after the abuse has stopped, but daily recovery from abusive psychopathic relationships or trauma is possible.

2014-12-01 23:00:37

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Translating Self-affirmation Interventions Into Clinical Settings, to their extensive library of over 95 online CE courses

2014-11-30 23:00:51

CE-Classes.com an approved online continuing education company announces that it will actively participate in Cyber Monday.

2014-11-25 23:14:41

Todd Kashdan will discuss his recently launched book, The Upside of your Darkside: Why Being Your Whole Self–Not Just Your “Good” Self–Drives Success and Fulfillment, which he co-authored

2014-11-25 12:27:21

LONDON, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leaders unite for change at Economist Events' Global Crisis 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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