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2014-07-15 23:12:20

96% attendees say the conference for psychiatric rehabilitation professionals was a great use of their time and resource. Summit keynoted by Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds. McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Over five hundred members of the psychiatric rehabilitation community came together to participate in exceptional education sessions and strengthen their professional and personal connections at the Recovery Workforce Summit: 2014 PRA Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland June 22-25....

2014-07-15 23:01:20

Harbor Village Florida comments on coaches for drug-addicted mothers. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the New York Times in the article Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches (7/11), several different woman, all of whom are mothers, shared their story about how they overcame an addiction with the help of a sobriety coach. The common snag among these women was that rehab would have made it hard for them to be with their family and children during an especially tough time....

2014-07-15 16:27:44

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Pristiq (Major Depressive Disorder) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166742/Pristiq-Major-Depressive-Disorder---Forecast-and-Market-Analysis-to-2023.htmlPristiq (Major Depressive Disorder) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023SummaryMajor depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the most common psychiatric diseases worldwide. The MDD market is a crowded...

2014-07-15 12:28:42

An Industry-First 1% of All Sales Across All Products and Retailers Will be Donated to Community-Based Organizations NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- philosophy, the wellbeing beauty brand, announces the launch of the hope & grace initiative, an unprecedented, unending commitment to support mental health. Through the hope & grace initiative, philosophy will dedicate 1% of all sales across all products to effective community-based organizations working to empower women through...

2014-07-15 10:01:47

Elsevier The inability to ignore irrelevant stimuli underlies the impaired working memory and cognition often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry. Our brains are usually good at focusing on the information that we are trying to learn and filtering out the "noise" or thoughts that aren't relevant. However, memory impairment in schizophrenia may be related in part to a problem with this filtering...

2014-07-15 04:22:13

Study Results Presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) announced results from an analyses of five datasets evaluating the relationship between cognitive and functional impairment in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease in the natural course of the disease. Analysis findings demonstrate that cognitive deficits predict subsequent functional deficits and suggest that...

2014-07-15 04:22:07

New data on fewer new cases in developed nations suggests possibility of prevention and risk reduction COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the global epidemic of Alzheimer's disease continues to grow, new data on lower incidence in the "youngest old" from developed countries in Europe and the United States suggest the possibility of reducing risk and/or preventing the disease, according to the results of several research studies announced at the Alzheimer's...

2014-07-14 23:08:40

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to LPCANC...

2014-07-14 23:07:46

The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s leading inpatient addiction treatment centre, recently launched its new Alumni Community website – a free comprehensive aftercare service for clients who complete treatment, to help them maintain lifelong recovery wherever they live in the world. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s leading inpatient addiction treatment centre, recently launched its new Alumni Community website – a free comprehensive aftercare service for clients who...

2014-07-14 23:01:05

The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., has appointed Jon G. Caldwell, D.O., Ph.D., as Chief of Psychiatry. WICKENBURG, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., has appointed Jon G. Caldwell, D.O., Ph.D., as Chief of Psychiatry. Dr. Caldwell is a board certified psychiatrist and researcher specializing in the treatment of adults with relational trauma histories and addictive behaviors. Caldwell has...


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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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