New words – 1 June 2015

ebolaphobia

ebolaphobia noun irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus

Ebolaphobia Going Viral

[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ 30 October 2014]

Doctors Combat ‘Ebolaphobia’ With Facts as Antidote to Fear

[http://abcnews.go.com/ 22 October 2014]

 

bibliotherapist noun a therapist who uses books to facilitate better mental health

Walker is a bibliotherapist working for Kirklees Libraries and Information Services.

[http://www.cilip.org.uk 17 December 2014]

social prescribing noun in general practice, a more holistic approach to treating a patient with multiple issues in which the doctor puts the patient
in touch with organizations/charities, etc. who will address their problems

So-called ‘social prescribing’, where patients are referred to voluntary bodies or community groups for help, is already used
in the district.

[http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk 14 October 2014]

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