Treatment of Phobias

How can you help stop a phobia? The treatment of specific phobias (also known as simple phobias) usually involves primarily a type of psychotherapy called behavioral therapy or cognitive-behavioral...
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Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder — formerly known as social phobia — is commonly treated by either psychotherapy or certain types of psychiatric medications. Social phobias characterized by a persistent fear of social...
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Acute Stress Disorder Symptoms

Acute Stress Disorder is characterized by the development of severe anxiety, dissociative, and other symptoms that occurs within one month after exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor (, witnessing ...
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Specific Phobia Symptoms

Many people experience specific phobias, intense, irrational fears of certain things or situations–dogs, closed-in places, heights, escalators, tunnels, highway driving, water, flying, and injuries involving blood are a few...
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Specific Phobia Treatment

Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Introduction Any help in maintaining the social structure is anxiety-alleviating, and work, school, and social activities should be maintained. Behavioral approaches are widely...
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Anxiety & Panic

Selective Mutism Symptoms

Selective mutism is a fairly type of anxiety disorder whose main distinguishing characteristic is the persistent failure to speak in specific social situations (, at school, or with playmates)...
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DSM-5 Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Cessation or reduction in alcohol use, especially after a period of heavy and prolonged drinking, result in alcohol withdrawal. Medical attention should be sought for severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal....
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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Introduction Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Introduction Since all anxiety disorders can have medical cause or component, it is important for individuals to be thoroughly medically checked out before consulting psychological...
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