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APCs Insider, March 13, 2015

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March 15, the Ides of March, is known as the date Julius Caesar was assassinated. What did the Ides signify for Romans each month?
a. A full moon
b. A religious holiday
c. The day for tax collections
d. The middle of the month
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Last week’s question
A panophobe is afraid of what?
a. Cookware
b. Everything
c. Pastures
d. Shepherds
The answer is B. Panophobia is a term for the fear of everything, but it's not used clinically. Criteria for its diagnosis do not exist in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.

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