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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.

2014-11-05 23:09:14

Face Your Fears: Come by Vision Films' Booth and Take a Picture with the Fear Chamber… If You Dare! Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2014

spiders on the brain
2014-11-03 05:24:21

We all have fears, rational or not. Some fear the dark, some fear snakes, and some fear the unknown. Most of us just have to accept our fears and try to live with them. Except, perhaps, if you are a certain 44-year-old business man in the UK.

2014-10-29 08:29:43

BRICK, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is a difficult time for children who suffer from anxiety and nightmares.

2014-10-23 23:10:17

The recent Ebola outbreak has created a media and public frenzy.

heart attack
2014-10-22 07:28:50

Even though anxiety can affect both men and women, women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack, according to newly-presented research.

fear in america
2014-10-22 06:05:02

If the idea of walking alone at night scares you, you’re not alone – in fact, a new comprehensive nationwide poll on what strikes fear into the hearts of Americans has found that it is the thing that scares people the most.

2014-10-07 23:06:17

Prakash Masand, MD, is former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University, a New York City psychiatrist, and founder and CEO of Global Medical Education (GME),

2014-09-28 23:01:01

DailyGossip.org reviews the 60 Second Panic Solution program, a new method focused on controlling panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 28, 2014


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.