Archives for Phobias

What is Exposure Therapy?

Exposure therapy is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy technique that is often used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobias. In PTSD, exposure therapy is...
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Social Phobia

Social phobia is an intense fear of becoming humiliated in social situations, specifically of embarrassing yourself in front of other people. It often runs in families and may be...
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Specific Phobias

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...
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Facts About Phobias

Phobias are persistent, irrational fears of certain objects or situations. Phobias occur in several forms; the fear associated with a phobia can focus on a particular object (specific phobia)...
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