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2014-08-26 23:17:24

American author to present new take on ADHD, ADD, Autism and OCD. Perth, Austrailia (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Gary Douglas, one of the three authors of the new book "Would you teach a fish to climb a tree?", is coming to Perth to give a class on how to have a different perspective on children with labelled behavioural difficulties. The class will take place on September 18 at the Ibis Hotel in Northbridge. Douglas is the founder of self-help organisation Access Consciousness, a...

2014-08-26 23:09:59

SKILLS® is the world’s most comprehensive and efficient end-to-end online solution in the treatment of autism. Los Angeles (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 SKILLS® today announced the launch of Skills® LogBook, a groundbreaking supplement to the comprehensive research-based SKILLS® tool comprised of assessment, curricula, functional behavior assessment, behavior intervention plan builder, automatic progress tracking and managed care reporting. Skills® LogBook rises to...

2014-08-26 23:03:41

The Firm is actively filing Risperdal lawsuits on behalf of men and boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia (male breast growth) due to their use of the atypical antipsychotic medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 As Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) mount in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication a new report that raises troubling questions about the use of psychotropic drugs among children in California’s...

2014-08-26 23:01:43

Shane Michaels releases a review of 60 Second Panic Solution, a guide created by Dan Alexander to help people control their panic and anxiety attacks. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 60 Second Panic Solution, Dan Alexander’s guide that shows people how they can stop panic and anxiety attacks when they start in only less than one minute has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Panic and anxiety attacks are a real issue that severely affect...

2014-08-25 23:00:34

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Parental Bereavement Following the Loss of a Child, to their extensive library of over 95 online CE courses for psychologists, social workers, and counselors. This online CE course helps mental health professionals recognize risk factors for and patterns of parental bereavement, enabling the differentiation between ‘normal’ and complicated bereavement and the provision of timely and targeted psychological...

2014-08-25 23:00:32

HealthForumOnline (HFO) announces recent updates to its online continuing education (CE) course, Response to Medical Illness: A Clinical Perspective on Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth - providing psychologisst, social workers, counselors and allied health professionals with theory- and evidence-based strategies to help patients cope with health-related trauma and promote psychological resilience to acute and/or chronic medical conditions. HFO offers over 95 online nationally-approved (APA,...

2014-08-25 23:00:16

New Study Finding Supports Allegations in over 700 Risperdal Lawsuits of the Development of Male Breast Enlargement after Taking Risperdal, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 A recently released study supports claims in Risperdal lawsuits that the antipsychotic drug Risperdal can cause the develop gynecomastia, or abnormal breast growth. In the study published on August 6, 2014, in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, researchers from the...

2014-08-25 16:26:38

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Social Anxiety Disorders (SAD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280939/Social-Anxiety-Disorders-SAD-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlSocial Anxiety Disorders (SAD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Social Anxiety Disorders (SAD) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the...

autism neurons
2014-08-25 03:30:54

Karin Eskenazi, Columbia University Medical Center May be possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in a normal brain “pruning” process during development, according to a study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Because synapses are the points where neurons connect and communicate with each other, the excessive synapses may have...

2014-08-25 08:20:30

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Army, through the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, has funded a Phase II clinical trial at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), that will examine the use...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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