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2013-11-06 23:00:12

Easy Calm designed by Jon Mercer is a newly updated course that provides people with instant anxiety relief techniques, and exercises to reduce their panic attack symptoms easily. A detailed Easy Calm overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Easy Calm is a newly updated course that teaches people how to reduce common anxiety and panic attack symptoms quickly such as fear of flying, panic while driving or riding in a...

2013-11-04 23:27:37

The article provides people with 15 new tips on how to overcome social phobia that help them feel more confident in social situations. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com introduces helpful tips on how to overcome social phobia that help people get rid of fear of social situations. At the beginning of the article, people will learn how to control their breath in order to keep calm and reduce muscle tension fast. The writer also recommends people that they should...

2013-10-13 23:03:36

As part of Union College's annual Minorities Day, a researcher will illustrate the effects of religious-based homophobia on individual lives. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Growing up in the Bible Belt, a region known for strict adherence to biblical traditions and beliefs, presents unique challenges for gays and lesbians. A researcher will discuss these challenges in an upcoming lecture at Union College. Bernadette Barton, Ph.D., professor of sociology and women’s...

2013-09-28 23:02:31

Beacon Cove Dental group has integrated Principal Dentist and Yogi Dr. Fern White’s calming techniques into all aspects of the practice including dental treatments. The combination has produced higher efficiency staff and more relaxed patients, which is the initial step towards life changing experiences in the dental chair. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Over the last six months, Beacon Cove Dental has implemented the strategic, yet relaxing, techniques of yoga into...

2013-09-27 23:21:16

We offer a number of things that keep our clients distracted from the dental procedures including personal video glasses to watch TV or a latest movie. We also provide WiFi for patients to connect with to listen to their own music on their iPods or iPhones. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Most people who have some sort of phobia can avoid them in everyday life. But there are some phobias that actually get worse the more they are avoided. We’re talking about the fear of the...

2013-09-26 23:40:20

Emetophobia Recovery System created by Rich Presta and Cheryl Lane is a new program that introduces to people natural remedies for nausea, and simple tips for overcoming their fear of vomiting. A full Emetophobia Recovery System overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Emetophobia Recovery System created by Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta is a new program that provides people with natural and safe remedies for nausea, and...

Scientists Study Vicariously Unlearning Fears
2013-09-16 17:58:47

[ Read the Article: Facing Your Fears Vicariously ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Whether it’s a fear of spiders or clowns, phobias can be difficult to overcome. However, new research from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden has revealed that seeing someone else safely interact with the feared creature or person can help to reduce these conditioned fear responses and keep them from resurfacing later on. According to the Swedish researchers’...

2013-09-11 23:27:07

“The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” created by Sean Cooper is a newly updated book that reveals to people an exclusive social phobia treatment, and advanced methods to eliminate their anxiety, self-doubt, nervousness, fear and insecurities. A full “The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 “The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” penned by Sean Cooper is the latest book that helps...

2013-09-10 23:30:09

Social Anxiety Secrets created by Todd Snyder is a newly updated program that covers an effective social anxiety disorder treatment method. A full Social Anxiety Secrets overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Social Anxiety Secrets is a new personal development program that provides people with home remedies for panic attacks, and detailed instructions on how to overcome their social anxiety disorder quickly and...


Latest Phobias Reference Libraries

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

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