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

Cessation or reduction in alcohol use, especially after a period of heavy and prolonged drinking, results 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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