Web Results
Find Health Information on Healthline
Find Info About:
Healthline is the leading provider of health information.

Phobias: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis - Medical News Today

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/249347.php

Dec 2, 2016 ... A phobia is an irrational fear, an anxiety disorder in which the individual has a persistent dread of a situation, creature, thing, or place.

Phobias: Causes, Types, and Symptoms - Healthline

www.healthline.com/health/phobia-simple-specific

Dec 11, 2015 ... Genetic and environmental factors can cause phobias. Children who have a close relative with an anxiety disorder are at risk for developing a ...

Phobias - Causes - NHS Choices

www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Phobias/Pages/Causes.aspx

It's not known what causes complex phobias, such as agoraphobia and social phobia. However, it's thought that genetics, brain chemistry and life experiences ...

Causes of phobias - Phobics Society

www.phobics-society.org.uk/causes-of-phobias/

It is rather unusual for a phobia to develop 'out of nowhere' after the age of 30 – 35. Phobias can be caused by stressful situations, certain experiences or ...

Symptoms and causes - Specific phobias - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/specific-phobias/symptoms-causes/dxc-20253341

Oct 19, 2016 ... Specific phobias are an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of objects or situations that pose little real danger but provoke anxiety and ...

Phobias: Causes and Treatments | AllPsych

allpsych.com/journal/phobias/

Aug 22, 2014 ... Phobias: Causes and Treatments Erin Gersley November 17, 2001 Phobia (FO- bee-ah): a persistent irrational fear of an object, situation, or.

What Causes Phobias? - Verywell

www.verywell.com/what-causes-phobias-2671511

Mar 24, 2016 ... The causes of phobias are not yet fully understood. However, researchers have identified several possible factors. Read on to discover some ...

Why Do We Develop Certain Irrational Phobias? - Scientific American

www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-we-develop-certain-irrationa/

Jan 1, 2014 ... In humans, an unwarranted, persistent fear of a certain situation or object, known as specific phobia, can cause overwhelming distress and ...

Phobia Causes, Signs and Symptoms of Phobia - Phobias ...

www.healthcommunities.com/phobias/causes.shtml

Jan 31, 2001 ... The cause of social phobia is unknown. There is a possibility that altered function of serotonin (a neurotransmitter involved in many behaviors) ...