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2012-03-21 15:29:00

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown for the first time how brain function differs in people who have math anxiety from those who don't. A series of scans conducted while second- and third-grade students did addition and subtraction revealed that those who feel panicky about doing math had increased activity in brain regions associated with fear, which caused decreased activity in parts of the brain involved in problem-solving. "The same part of the brain...

2012-01-04 12:33:00

Teens blogging about social problems, engaging with online community showed significant improvement, according to new research Blogging may have psychological benefits for teens suffering from social anxiety, improving their self-esteem and helping them relate better to their friends, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. "Research has shown that writing a personal diary and other forms of expressive writing are a great way to release emotional...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

The launch of this âœAnxiety Reduction Zen Meditationâ program couldnât be timelier, announces a noted California anxiety doctor. Notoriously stressful, the holidays worsen the symptoms of millions with social anxiety, OCD and terrifying panic attacks, but one anti-anxiety e-book can offer instant therapeutic guidance, encouragement and peace â“ without pharmaceuticals. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 Holiday...

2011-10-20 10:19:42

New psychotherapy developed at Cedars-Sinai helps depression patients cultivate optimistic outlook instead of traditional therapy focus on negative thoughts about past Patients with major depression do better by learning to create a more positive outlook about the future, rather than by focusing on negative thoughts about their past experiences, researchers at Cedars-Sinai say after developing a new treatment that helps patients do this. While Major Depressive Disorder patients...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

'Turnaround: Turning Fear Into Freedom,' an audio treatment program for child anxiety, was featured on Coffee Klatch Special Needs Radio with host, Marianne Russo. She interviewed Turnaround co-creators Dr. David Russ and Christopher McCarthy. They discussed why child anxiety is so prevalent today and how Turnaround can really help children overcome their fears. Marianne states, "I'm so excited to have found a program that is really amazing for children. It's a completely different way of...


Latest Social anxiety disorder 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...

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...

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