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2014-03-27 08:34:48

FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While current events are triggering panic in flyers, the reasons behind fear of flight are varied and include claustrophobia, terrorism, turbulence, fire, illness spreading through the cabin or violence on board - however, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, more than 90 percent of flight phobics actually fear becoming overwhelmed with anxiety during the flight. President of S&J Nature Products, the...

2014-03-25 23:21:47

The Linden Method developed by Charles Linden is a newly updated program that teaches people how to get rid of anxiety, panic attacks, and social phobias naturally. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates whether or not this system is safe for people to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Linden Method is a brand new program created by Charles Linden, who promises to help people treat their anxiety disorders effectively without using any kind of drugs or supplements. Charles...

2014-03-21 23:22:28

CarePlus is offering a new therapy group for children and adolescents called Freedom from Anxiety. The weekly sessions use an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy model to help children develop methods for coping with anxiety. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) is offering a new therapy group for children and adolescents called Freedom from Anxiety. The weekly sessions use an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy model to help children...

How Can We Teach Our Children To Be Safer?
2014-03-20 11:39:55

[ Watch The Video: Safe Children? ] University of Iowa As parents, we've all been there: Watching our children teeter on a chair, leap from the sofa, or careen about the playground, fearing the worst. And, we all wonder, how can we teach them to be safer? Such was the goal of a team of researchers at the University of Iowa, who analyzed in a new study how children take stock of various real-life scenarios, and how mothers can help them assess potential hazards. Their conclusions:...

2014-03-19 23:30:17

The Website is Also Adding New Content that Investigates the Best Solutions to Cure and Prevent Anxiety Attacks Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 http://www.prevent-anxiety-attacks.com/, a website that teaches its visitors how to treat anxiety and cure panic attacks, recently updated its site design. The website also added a variety of new content with its readers and shared its plans for future articles. Prevent-Anxiety-Attacks.com content is now organized into six categories—Home,...

Anxiety Reduced With Smartphone App
2014-03-18 12:48:57

Association for Psychological Science Playing a science-based mobile gaming app for 25 minutes can reduce anxiety in stressed individuals, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study suggests that “gamifying” a scientifically-supported intervention could offer measurable mental health and behavioral benefits for people with relatively high levels of anxiety. “Millions of people suffering...

2014-03-17 08:26:29

Author's true story of facing fear and overcoming it through courage will be featured at the London Book Fair on April 8-10, 2014 in London, UK DESTIN, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the upcoming London Book Fair, author Bert Rodriguez will share to the world his true story of getting through fear by creating courage deep within oneself. In his book, Face Fear Create Courage, he talks about the experiences which have given him deep insight into the different aspects of the...

Facial Expressions Not Universally Perceived
2014-03-06 06:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published on Wednesday in the journal Psychological Science has found that facial expressions and emotional vocalizations are not universally understood across cultural barriers – contradicting a long-held emotion science belief. “Emotions are not universally perceived,” said Lisa Feldman Barrett, professor of psychology Northeastern University. “Everything that’s predicated on that is a mistake.” In the...

2014-02-26 23:01:58

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Panic Away program, the latest natural program that promises to be highly effective in overcoming anxiety and panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 According to the Panic Away review that can be accessed on DailyGossip.org, the new program was created by Barry McDonagh, who suffered from such a health issue too. So, Joe Barry McDonagh perfectly understands the struggle that comes with panic attacks. The fear of undergoing a...

2014-02-17 23:23:18

"Anxiety Child Program", made by Rich Presta shows people useful tips and techniques to help their children overcome their anxiety. An overview on their website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Anxiety Child Program, created by Rich Presta, is a new course that gives people the information and resources to help their children overcome their anxiety and restore their happiness and confidence. In the course, people...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.