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2015-04-29 23:01:15

The training includes over 40 hours of material for parents to learn about diagnosis, treatment, problem behavior management, working with siblings and integration into the community.

2015-04-28 23:12:20

Jovium®, a brand focused on developing natural products that help users to achieve a better emotional balance, has begun to increase its market presence to help people in need on an international

2015-04-28 23:06:37

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Boston recently released a new online resource for people with substance use disorders to find addiction treatment in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston,

2015-04-28 23:00:27

Harbor Village Detox comments on The New York Times’ recent article regarding the abuse of the prescription medication adderall to increase work performance among the business class.

2015-04-28 08:39:00

The staff at Orchid understand that untreated trauma plays a significant role in drug and alcohol addiction and aims to address the effects of trauma in conjunction with treating addiction.

2015-04-27 23:09:24

CEDC Reinforces Commitment to Care in Conjunction with Academy for Eating Disorders Annual Conference in Boston Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 Cambridge

2015-04-27 23:01:07

Launch Event Tuesday April 28th 1pm at National Press Club; book releases May 1st. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 "Understanding Mental Disorders:

2015-04-27 12:30:31

Launch Event Tuesday April 28th 1pm at National Press Club; book releases May 1st WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide

2015-04-24 23:01:27

Constellations Recovery has opened the first luxury sober living residence in Westchester County, New York.

2015-04-23 23:05:48

The Claudia Black Young Adult Center introduces test that screens, diagnoses and monitors attention disorders such as ADHD. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) April


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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  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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