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2012-06-12 06:59:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com One in eight. This statistic refers to the number of children who suffer from an anxiety disorder, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Professor Yair Bar-Haim of  Tel Aviv University's School of Psychological Sciences and his team of researchers studied a new way to address childhood anxiety with Attention Bias Modification (ABM), which was reported in a recent edition of the American Journal of Psychiatry. To begin, ABM...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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