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2015-03-16 12:24:55

NORWALK, Conn., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times,

2015-03-16 08:29:50

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds received the 2015 State Legislator of the Year Award from the American Psychological Association Practice

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2015-03-15 15:54:25

Getting into trouble with drugs is one way to derail a promising future, and a lot more than traffickers in hard narcotics are engaging in risky behavior on university campuses.

2015-03-13 23:02:42

The segment, translated into Spanish in real time by Autismo y Familia host Juan Ronderos, offers Grandin’s insight on topics impacting the autism community. Los

2015-03-13 16:23:36

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers, Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues

2015-03-13 08:26:23

- First atypical antipsychotic to be approved for pediatric patients with bipolar I disorder in the last five years - DUBLIN, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced

2015-03-12 16:27:35

Debuts new advertising campaign, 'We Rescue People' to create awareness GUELPH, ON, March 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Homewood Health Inc. has launched a bold new advertising

Texas Iraq War Veteran Struggles to Cope with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
2015-03-12 13:47:02

Researchers discover a new way to study PTSD by studying biomarkers involved in immune response.

2015-03-11 23:19:06

The unique behavioral stuttering therapy program at nonprofit Hollins Communications Research Institute enabled accomplished composer and violinist Richard Sortomme to speak fluently for the first

2015-03-11 23:17:45

Skills® Advanced Cognition is a web-based system that enables parents, educators and professionals who work with children with autism to design and implement evidence-based teaching programs


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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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