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2015-02-13 23:01:47

Author Kathy Bazinet offers new book to combat aimlessness and fear TORONTO, Canada (PRWEB) February 13, 2015 With 11 years of experience in the mental

2015-01-23 08:24:28

LONDON, January 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Light was painfully shy for as long as he can remember.

brain pathways
2015-01-21 13:49:23

The brain may use new pathways to recall old memories, including those of the traumatic events that can trigger post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2015-01-20 12:28:04

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Anxiety DisordersAnxiety is associated with uneasiness, fearfulness, and tension.

separation anxiety
2015-01-11 15:27:19

According to a study out of the University of Missouri, cell phone separation can lead to serious physiological and psychological effects, including poor performances on cognitive tests.

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.

2014-11-30 23:01:30

Tim Emerson of Kwan Yin Healing, http://kwanyinhealing.com , has been sharing his experience and approaches to emotional healing since Kwan

2014-11-17 20:22:52

LONDON, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - There were almost 10,000 terrorist attacks recorded in 2013 representing a 44% increase on 2012, resulting

social anxiety and friendships
2014-11-14 07:50:42

A new study recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that individuals with social anxiety disorder often think their relationships are worse than what their friends report.

anxiety to alzheimers
2014-11-11 05:48:08

A new study, led by the Baycrest Health Sciences' Rotman Research Institute, has found that anxiety significantly increases the risk of mild of cognitive impairment (MCI) converting to Alzheimer's disease.


Latest Fear Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

Ophidiophobia
2013-12-24 09:20:10

Ophidiophobia or ophiophobia is a particular form of specific phobia, the abnormal fear of snakes. Fear of snakes is occasionally referred to as a more general term, herpetophobia, fear of reptiles and/or amphibians. The word comes from the Greek ophis, which is in reference to snakes and phobia, meaning fear. Numerous symptoms are common among ophidiophobes including a feeling of uncontrollable anxiety when thinking about or are exposed to snakes, the feeling that you must do everything...

Acrophobia
2013-10-21 09:15:37

Acrophobia, derived from the Greek: ákron, meaning "peak, summit, edge”, is an intense, irrational fear of heights. This is a somewhat common fear; between 2 and 5 percent of the general population suffer from a fear of heights, and twice the number of sufferers are female. Like most phobias, Acrophobia is generally attributed to a traumatic incident involving heights; however, recent studies have questioned this theory, due to the prevalence of this phobia. Some studies have suggested...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

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