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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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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Anxiety & Panic

Panic Disorder Symptoms

People with panic disorder have feelings of terror that strike suddenly and repeatedly, most often with no warning. The frequency and severity of panic symptoms can vary widely. A...
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Panic Attack Symptoms

A panic attack is a discrete period of intense fear or discomfort emerging from either a calm or anxious state, in which four (or more) of the following symptoms...
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Anxiety & Panic

Panic Disorder Treatment

Panic attacks and panic disorder can be very disabling conditions for the people who suffer from them. Sometimes they can lead to avoidance of any activity or environment that...
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Anxiety & Panic

Agoraphobia Symptoms

The essential feature of Agoraphobia is anxiety about being in (or anticipating) situations from which escape might be difficult or in which help may not be available in the...
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Social Anxiety Phobia Symptoms

Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia,  is an intense fear of becoming extremely anxious and possibly  humiliated in social situations — specifically of embarrassing yourself in front...
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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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