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Depression Doesnt Have To Be Scary

Depression Doesn't Have To Be Scary

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...

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2014-09-02 16:25:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today announced a recovery month initiative, Building Bridges to Recovery. The initiative will build an informational bridge between the medical community, the treatment community, the recovering community and the person or family in need of life-saving treatment. Governor Tom Corbett has also proclaimed September as Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month in Pennsylvania. "Drug...

2014-09-02 08:28:37

Advice from Psychologists and Kids In The House Experts LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2007, there has been a 16 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States. While this may alarm some parents, Kids In The House experts explain what this increase really means and how parents can help children who have been diagnosed with ADHD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Jerome Schultz, clinical neuropsychologist, explains to Kids...

2014-08-30 23:04:33

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) celebrates Recovery Month by hosting its 15th annual “Recovery Walks,” in Hartford, CT on September 19. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Celebrating its 25th year, Recovery Month is a national observance that educates Americans about the fact that millions of Americans lives have been transformed by recovery, from alcohol and drug addiction and mental health disorders. Every September recovery community organizations join...

2014-08-30 23:03:35

25 Plaintiffs Represented in Zoloft Lawsuit Contending the Antidepressant Caused Birth Defects Have Been Granted a Remand Back to Missouri, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 As 500 Zoloft lawsuits pending ligation contend the SSRI andidepressant caused serioius birth defect when give to pregnant mothers, Wright & Schulte LLC recently learned of a remand issued by U.S. District Judge Cynthia M. Rufe. The remand in the Zoloft lawsuits was granted...

2014-08-30 23:00:53

DailyGossip.org publishes a review on a new effective method for sufferers who are dealing with anxiety. The Panic Away program reveals a unique new remedy for panic attacks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Daily Gossip magazine reveals in its "Panic Away" review a method that keeps anxiety and panic attacks under control with a simple and efficient method. The "Panic Away" program review describes this new method as an anxiety recovery program which promises...

2014-08-29 23:01:48

Harbor Village Florida Comments on Ohio Judge Pushing for Addiction Recovery Tool USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by WKMS.com in the article Judge Uses Drug to Aid Addicts' Recovery, an Ohio municipal court drug has come up with a new strategy to try and curb drug addiction. Fred Moses, who serves as the presiding judge in a Southeastern Ohio municipal court presented an idea to Kentucky law makers to offer addicts a medicated treatment option that can literally prevent them...

2014-08-29 23:01:04

The review, published by DailyGossip.org on August 29, reveals the "60 Second Panic Solution", an effective new method to eliminate panic attacks and all the disturbing symptoms they commonly cause. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Panic attacks are extremely difficult to deal with. A panic attack is the feeling of intense stress and fear, which appears with no particular reason, affecting the entire life of the sufferer, causing insecurity and affecting relationships. A panic...

2014-08-28 23:15:57

September 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of SAMHSA’s Recovery Month. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 National Recovery Month is nearly here, when people across the nation gather to celebrate the power of recovery from mental and substance use disorders. Alcohol and drug rehab Florida treatment center, Destination Hope has begun preparations for the 25th year of the event, which is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This...

2014-08-28 23:15:25

Run/Walk to Break the Stigma Associated with Addiction and Mental Health Includes $1500 Prize Purse for Top Finishers Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Leiper’s Fork for the fourth straight year for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the community at large...

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...


Latest Psychiatry Reference Libraries

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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'