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Phobia

A type of anxiety disorder in which certain objects or situations provoke debilitating, unreasonably fearful reactions from the sufferer.

Example: His claustrophobia is so extreme that he can’t even bring himself to enter the cabin of an airplane.

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APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Phobia. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 20, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/phobia/