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What Is a Phobia? Types, Symptoms and Treatments - Psychology
According to the American Psychiatric Association, a phobia is an irrational and excessive fear of an object or situation. In most cases, the phobia involves a ...
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An a to Z List of Phobias From the Strange to the Common
Phobias are the most common mental disorder in the U.S. While not comprehensive, this phobia list offers a glimpse of the many phobias that can have a serious ...
http://psychology.about.com/od/phobias/a/phobialist.htm
Phobias - Symptoms, Types, and Treatments - Psychology - About.com
A phobia is a persistent, irrational, and excessive fear of an object or situation. Common phobias include agoraphobia and social phobias. These fears can ...
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What Is a Phobia - Definition of Anxiety and Phobias - About.com
A phobia can be defined as an intense and irrational fear. Here you will find information to help you understand the definitions of anxiety and phobia and how  ...
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An In-Depth Guide to Managing Phobias
If you or someone you love are suffering from a phobia, you probably have quite a few questions. This site provides a safe place for those who are touched by a ...
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Diagnosing a Phobia - Phobias - About.com
A phobia is an irrational yet intense fear of an object or situation. Read on for information about diagnosing a phobia.
http://phobias.about.com/od/symptomsanddiagnosis/tp/diagnosingphobias.htm
Treatment Options for Phobias - Phobia Treatment - About.com
Researchers are still unclear on exactly what causes phobias. The latest studies show that there is likely a complex interaction of factors including genetics, ...
http://phobias.about.com/od/treatment/tp/treatmentoptionsphobias.htm
Phobias - Phobias in Children
If your child suffers from a phobia, you probably have innumerable questions. Find out more here about phobias in children.
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Recognizing the Symptoms of Phobias - About.com
Jun 10, 2014 ... Phobias are classified as anxiety disorders by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (4th Ed; DSM-IV), and are the leading type of mental illness ...
http://phobias.about.com/od/symptomsanddiagnosis/tp/phobiasymptoms.htm
Phobias-Living With Phobias - About.com
Living with a phobia can be difficult. Read on for advice on managing your phobia and learning to live with the condition.
http://phobias.about.com/od/supportandresources/tp/livingwithphobias.htm
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