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2015-05-14 08:36:37

Data Will be Presented at the Society of Biological Psychiatry's Annual Scientific Meeting and the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting TORONTO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-13 23:08:40

Many psychiatrists now use Hardy Nutritionals® specialized nutritional formulas as a first-line treatment for mood, anxiety, and behavioral disorders because they are more effective and much

2015-05-13 20:25:24

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LCS Group, LLC announced today its exclusive license from Lucerne Biosciences, LLC to commercialize U.S. Patent No. 8,318,813 and U.S.

2015-05-12 23:04:51

Harbor Village Detox comments on Wink News’ recent article regarding accreditation for sober living communities as a means to regulate and protect people with substance use disorders in Florida.

2015-05-12 23:01:27

Eating Disorders Center of Excellence Expands Staff with Top Medical and Psychiatric Experts (PRWEB) May 12, 2015 The Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders®,

2015-05-12 12:29:41

Inaugural Event to Showcase Original Music and Films by Performers With Autism LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SPECTRUM LABORATORY, a non-profit organization whose

2015-05-11 23:06:43

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, one of the nation’s most comprehensive treatment campuses is recognizing May’s National Mental Health Awareness month. Hattiesburg,

2015-05-11 23:04:03

In-demand research report “Global Depression Therapy & Treatment Market – Depression drugs and devices, Anxiety Disorders, SSRIs, Fischer wallace stimulator, Transcranial magnetic stimulation,

2015-05-11 20:23:56

TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S.


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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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