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2014-09-01 23:03:53

Allen Klein, author of Having the Time of Your Life, and David Mezzapelle, author of Contagious Optimism, show how optimism can make people happier. (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 In an article for the San Francisco Examiner, Allen Klein, whose most recent book is Having the Time of Your Life: Little Lessons to Live By (Viva Editions 2014), discussed how positivity and optimism really are contagious. "Another study, done by researchers at Harvard and the University of California, San...

depression
2014-09-01 05:44:06

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Depression is a scary condition. It leaves some sufferers feeling helpless and hopeless. In others depression leads to an emptiness that prevents them from enjoying life. Some experience depression in more physical ways by feeling listless, fatigued, pained and incapable of moving. And then there are the times where depression causes death. The reactions, signs and symptoms to depression are varied, but the scariness is very real....

angry face
2014-08-31 07:29:39

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regardless of age, race, gender or nationality, all people make the same facial expression when they’re angry, experts from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Australia’s Griffith University report in the latest online edition of Evolution and Human Behavior. The study authors call it the universal “anger face,” noting that it is characterized by a lowered brow, a thinning of the lips and a flaring of the...

2014-08-29 23:07:58

Validation studies show that DISC personality tests have a high rate of test-retest reliability. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 When subjected to validation using the scientific method, DISC personality testing has been found to be one of the most consistent instruments for measuring behavior and personality type. DISC, MBTI, the Hartman Personality Profile, and the “Big 5” are some of the most popular methods of testing personality. Each of these testing tools uses a short...

2014-08-29 23:06:51

New book “Our X Factor” from Page Publishing author Xavier Van de Lanotte is an electrifying practical guide to success and happiness. Those seeking purpose, joy, and excellence will find the path to their future within the pages of this insightful and well-crafted work of art. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 “Our X Factor’s” unique three-pronged approach to the subject fosters the quintessential attitudes needed for people to love life and optimize efforts to achieve maximal...

2014-08-28 23:15:14

In response to the recent death of Robin Williams, grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, discusses the trap of depression and how sufferers can potentially battle the disease. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In the weeks after the untimely death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, world renowned grief expert made a statement on the overwhelming nature of untreated depression. Nathan points out that therapeutic assistance is necessary to help individuals realize that there is a...

2014-08-28 23:14:36

With incidents of self-harm on the rise, social media networks are facing pressure to prevent graphic images that trigger the disease. However, clinical psychologist Joanne J. Wendt says help for self-injury lies closer to home. San Diego, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Therapists who treat self-harm patients have been in the news recently, asking social media sites such as YouTube and Tumblr to do a better job of policing images on their platforms that encourage self-harm. However,...

2014-08-28 12:30:12

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- James E. Ledbetter, Ph.D., has joined the administrative leadership team at Rogers Memorial Hospital as the new vice president of operations for regional partial hospitalization programs (PHPs). Ledbetter's primary responsibility is day-to-day operations, leading all aspects of regional intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) and PHPs while working with medical leadership to assure high satisfaction for patients and their families....

2014-08-27 16:25:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As if adolescence is not difficult enough, a teen's life becomes even more complex when a father, mother or other significant person dies. It's a life-shattering experience faced by one in 10 children before the age of 18. While all young people struggle with such losses, teenagers often have a particularly difficult time adjusting after the death of a loved one. Teens often try to mask their grief to avoid appearing vulnerable, especially...

Sleep Drunkenness Disorder Could Affect 1 In 7
2014-08-27 03:46:18

American Academy of Neurology A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness." The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people. The research is published in the August 26, 2014, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Sleep drunkenness disorder involves confusion or inappropriate behavior, such as answering the phone instead of turning off the alarm, during or following arousals from sleep,...


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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...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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