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2013-07-17 23:24:39

New book follows the practical guide to overcoming conditions such as GAD, OCD, PTSD, panic attacks and other anxiety-related phobias. Palmerston North, New Zealand (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 For fifteen years, author Shaun Grant suffered from general anxiety disorder (GAD), social phobia, and agoraphobia. Today, he is completely healed. How did he do it? His new publication, Attack Panic, reveals his secret in overcoming anxiety conditions. Helping others to heal is the greatest gift that he...

2013-07-16 23:29:13

Paramount Oral Surgery, a leading Staten Island Oral Surgery office field, recently revealed a revolutionary service for patients experiencing anxiety before injections. DentalVibe, is a new tool and Paramount is one of the only facilities in Staten Island taking advantage of this technology. Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Paramount Oral Surgery, a leading Staten Island Oral Surgery office field, recently revealed a revolutionary service for patients experiencing anxiety before...

2013-07-12 23:21:30

Driving Fear Program developed by Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta is a new program that provides people with books, audios, videos, and detailed instructions on how to control their fear of driving. In a full Driving Fear Program overview, Tony Nguyen from the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Driving Fear Program developed by Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta is a new program that provides people with books, audios, videos, and detailed...

2013-07-12 23:20:49

Urinate Now created by Jake Rubin is a new book that provides people with natural remedies for their shy bladder, simple exercises, step-by-step techniques, innovative methods, and tips to overcome paruresis quickly. A full Urinate Now overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Urinate Now is a new book that provides people with natural remedies for their shy bladder, simple exercises, step-by-step techniques, and tips to...

2013-07-06 23:03:32

Phobia Release created by Jan Heering is the latest panic attack treatment course that covers exercises, methods, safe remedies, and detailed instructions on how to overcome fear permanently and naturally. A full Phobia Release overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Phobia Release is the latest panic attack treatment course that covers exercises, advanced methods, safe remedies, and detailed instructions on how to overcome...

2013-05-29 23:26:14

Phobia Release developed by Jan Heering is a new phobia treatment program that helps phobia sufferers get rid of their fear permanently and quickly. A full Phobia Release review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Phobia Release developed by Jan Heering is a new phobia treatment program that helps phobia sufferers get rid of their fear permanently and quickly. The program will reveal to people ways to cure their...

2013-05-15 23:04:48

Travel season is just around the corner for a lot of kids. Explain turbulence on a plane with jello before the kids go on an airplane journey to ease the fear of flying as featured on Kids Activities Blog. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Travel season is just around the corner. Turbulence on a plane explained with jello can ease the fear of flying and help families during the busy travel season. Before kids embark on a plane journey, explain how turbulence affects the aircraft to help...

Anxiety Influenced By How We View Our Problems
2013-05-13 09:47:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Illinois suggests that how a person reacts to good or bad times can determine how and even if they will suffer from anxiety. According to the study, which appears in the journal Emotion, the researchers examined data from a series of questionnaires taken by some 180 people. Participants were asked about how they manage their emotions and how anxious they feel...

Phobia Therapy Ineffective For People With Negative Attitudes
2013-02-27 06:14:02

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Putting aside pop-psychology adages that claim the contrary, simply confronting our fears isn´t always the most effective way of defeating them. Instead, researchers now say that to gain lasting freedom from our deep-seated phobias, we have to change our attitudes towards the objects and experiences in which those fears are rooted. A team of Ohio State University psychologists recently found that among two groups of...

2013-02-24 23:01:29

Nashville Periodontal Group is expanding their patient base to include Forest Hills, TN by offering various sedation dentistry options. Patients who have formerly been afraid of dental procedures can now utilize sedatives to relieve both anxiety and pain. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 Nashville Periodontal Group now provides sedation dentistry options to Forest Hills, TN patients seeking low-anxiety dental treatments. Using a variety of different sedatives and methods, the...


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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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