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2014-11-27 23:02:12

The Firm is actively filing Risperdal lawsuits in this proceeding on behalf of men and young boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia (male breast growth) due to their use of the atypical antipsychotic

2014-11-26 23:09:41

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, proudly sponsored

2014-11-26 23:09:29

“Kohl’s Autism Awareness Community Hub” was featured

2014-11-26 16:24:31

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) supports the Auditor-General's recommendations to improve Veteran mental health care.

2014-11-26 16:24:03

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) has raised concerns about The Royal's commitment to the safety of its staff.

2014-11-25 23:11:26

A Few Tips for Getting a Quality Night's Sleep presented by ThinGuideMD (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 While some people seem to get by fine with less

2014-11-25 23:11:17

Tuesday, November 25th, the BRISAS will commence its Professionals Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Substance Abuse for persons looking for life-changing strategies so they can take control

2014-11-25 23:05:18

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2014-11-25 12:27:21

LONDON, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leaders unite for change at Economist Events' Global Crisis of

2014-11-25 08:28:49

PORTLAND, Oregon, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - New and Late-Stage


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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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