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2013-12-10 23:30:45

According to clinical psychologist Dr. Richard Dauber, children with separation anxiety have the hardest time leaving home but calm down once they get to school; those with intense fear and anxiety about school itself may continue to cry when they get there, cling to a parent or the teacher, or become excessively shy and withdrawn with the teacher and classmates. Parsippany, NJ, (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 First-day jitters are as much a part of each new school year as are shiny lunchboxes...

2013-11-26 23:29:52

Leading provider of stress management training, strategies, and education materials, StressStop, promotes stress management tactics to relieve stress in the future. Norwalk, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In honor of American Diabetes Month, leading provider of stress management training, tactics and education materials, StressStop, promotes stress management strategies to relieve stress in the future. With an influx of Americans suffering from stress and other medical...

2013-11-26 23:26:02

It's not surprising that women experience higher stress levels during the holidays, but how should people manage their holiday stress better? (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The American Psychological Association has released a study showing that women experience a dramatic increase in stress in the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas. Said the APA, “Stress around the holidays is disproportionately felt by women…For women, stress may be a function of greater family...

Emotional Control Cognitive Reappraisal Not Healthy
2013-10-29 07:41:09

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The ability to regulate and control emotions is a vital part of leading a functional life. However, there is new research suggesting that using the common method known as cognitive reappraisal may be a harmful strategy in situations that are under our control. Lead researcher of the study Allison Troy of Franklin & Marshall College said, “Context is important, our research is among the first to suggest that cognitive...

2013-10-17 23:30:00

Psychologist Dr. Stu Leeds with Morris Psychological Group Helps Families Understand the Drivers of Self-Injurious Behavior and offers tips for seeing the warning signs. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 October 2013 – There is no one reason that adolescents harm themselves. And while cutting is the most common, there is no one way in which they do so. Whatever the reason or method, the prospect of their children hurting themselves is frightening and puzzling for parents....

2013-10-17 11:42:33

A study by psychologists at the University of Liverpool has found that traumatic life events are the biggest cause of anxiety and depression, but how a person thinks about these events determines the level of stress they experience. Researchers from the University's Institute of Psychology, Health and Society analyzed the responses of over 32,000 participants, aged 18 – 85 years, who completed the BBC's `Stress Test', an online survey to explore the causes and consequences of stress....

Back To School: Anxious Parents Make For Anxious Children
2013-09-10 04:54:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Parents – if your children appear to have back to school jitters on their first week back in the classroom, it may be your fault, according to researchers from the Université de Montréal. Richard Tremblay, a professor emeritus at the university who specializes in childhood psychology and psychiatry, explained that children who seem agitated or withdrawn after returning to school may not be the result of their own concerns over...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'