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2015-04-01 16:28:40

Viral Phenomenon Encourages Everyone to Participate, Donate and Share NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA) kicks off Autism Awareness Month

2015-04-01 16:27:34

DETROIT, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As we celebrate Autism Awareness month this April, the Autism Alliance of Michigan is making life-changing strides in providing high quality navigation

2015-04-01 16:25:11

ATLANTA, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first national study to look at behavioral therapy, medication, and dietary supplements to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

2015-04-01 12:32:17

OAKLAND, Calif., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Kaiser Permanente study will gather genetic material from 5,000 member families in order to undertake urgently needed research on autism

2015-04-01 12:31:18

PITTSBURGH, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a 2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, autism - a complex developmental disease - will affect one out of

2015-03-31 23:10:31

This will be the second CARD location in Austin offering families in the community access to crucial services for autism and related disorders. AUSTIN, Texas

2015-03-31 23:09:28

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, This for That apps are free to download on the App Store through April. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 PixelAtion

2015-03-31 23:09:23

Sister state, Alabama, suffers from a heroin epidemic, according to a recent article from WBHM.

2015-03-31 23:01:21

Per Wickstrom was joined by former NFL Pro Lawrence Taylor at A Forever Recovery where they discussed substance abuse treatment and the recovery process. Battle

2015-03-31 12:33:53

The event at Temple University will feature remarks from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of "Life Animated," Ron Suskind and a panel of local experts in the field of autism WASHINGTON,


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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...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

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