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2015-04-09 12:35:19

The Royal receives $1M from Mach-Gaensslen Foundation of Canada to establish The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research OTTAWA, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Royal has received

2015-04-08 23:10:47

Author and Autism Coach Deanna Picon declares Saturday, April 11 as "Help An Autism Parent" Day.

2015-04-08 23:09:36

Updated software platform to be on display at CEC 2015 Convention & Expo this week Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) April 08, 2015

2015-04-08 23:06:05

Noted Psychiatrist to Oversee Medically-Supported Mood and Anxiety Program (MAP) Serving Adults and Adolescents in the Chicagoland and Surrounding Region Chicago,

2015-04-08 23:00:13

Dr. Bibi Nomo Neumann presents incisive study on psychological issues faced by Cameroonian refugees ST. ANTHONY, Minn.

2015-04-08 08:30:58

REDMOND, Ore., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate their 10-year anniversary, Eating Disorder Hope is featuring encouraging eating disorder recovery video stories from the community.

2015-04-07 23:11:10

The Glenholme School, a therapeutic boarding school, offers critical support for individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are transitioning to post-secondary careers and colleges.

2015-04-07 23:06:15

The Gateway Center will now operate as CARD Henderson to provide evidence-based services to individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorder. HENDERSON,

2015-04-07 23:04:53

In keeping with Castlewood’s commitment to remaining at the forefront of establishing and utilizing the best in evidence-based treatments for eating disorders, Castlewood staff publishes an

2015-04-07 23:03:33

Allegheny Health Network - Carnegie Mellon University Designed “TF-CBT Triangle of Life” App Helps Kids Build, Reinforce Healthy Coping and Life Skills in Fun, Accessible Way PITTSBURGH,


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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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