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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.
Trails Carolina wilderness therapy program encourages students struggling with school refusal and school anxiety to see the classroom in a new light. Asheville,
Trypophobia is described as the fear of small clusters of holes, such as those seen in pods of lotus flowers, milk foam bubbles on a latte, or the spots on a frog’s back.
Online USA Doctors, virtual doctors present a new, innovative way of treating anxiety disorder.
New research from University College London has given physical limits to the relationship between anxiety and personal space - defining the limit of peripersonal space surrounding the face as 8 to 15 inches away.
New research has found girls are not actually experiencing the anxiety surrounding their math performance they say they are.
A team of neuroscientists from New York University has found even mild stress can foil therapeutic measures to control emotions. The findings point to the limits of clinical techniques, while at the same time illuminating the barriers that must be overcome in addressing afflictions such as fear or anxiety.
DailyGossip.org reviews one of the most efficient anxiety treatments on the market: the Linden Method. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 According
Relief from anxiety, stress, phobias and public speaking angst is discussed today on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio with 20 Tools for Overcoming Anxieties and Fears.
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 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, 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 (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...
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.