Introduction: Phobias


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Phobias: There are two main types of phobias. Social phobia is a general anxiety in social situations and fears about various society-related issues. A specific fear of an object or activity is called a Specific phobia.

Phobias: Phobias arenít just extreme fear; they are irrational fear. Adults with phobias realize their fears are irrational but often facing, or even thinking about facing, the feared object or situation brings on a panic attack or severe anxiety. 1

Researching symptoms of Phobias: Further information about the symptoms of Phobias is available including a list of symptoms of Phobias, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Phobias: Various information is available about treatments available for Phobias, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Phobias: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Phobias, prevalence and incidence statistics for Phobias, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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1. excerpt from Phobia: NWHIC

Last revision: June 10, 2003

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