A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent fear of an object or
situation. ..... of or escape from the phobic object or situation. People with slight
distress from their phobias...
May 18, 2015 ... Here are a few theories about where phobias might come from: Genetic ...
However, researchers do not know exactly what is inherited. Perhaps ...
Jan 1, 2014 ... Estimates of genetic contributions to specific phobia range from roughly 25 to 65
percent, although we do not know which genes have a leading ...
Feb 8, 2016 ... Discrimination or prejudice - some words which include the word "phobia" do not
refer to fear, but rather to prejudice or discrimination.
How do phobias happen? ... The object does not have to be causing the anxiety.
... Non-specific phobias can come about either through a 'spreading-out' of ...
How does someone get to the point where she is so afraid of spiders she can't ... "
While we don't know exactly why or where phobias originate, they are a type of ...
Sep 2, 2015 ... Why do people develop phobias of certain things? Why do these fears develop
into life-altering conditions? If we understand the process, then ...
The fear reaction is known as "fight or flight" because that is exactly what the
body is preparing itself to do - to fight off the danger or to run to get away.
Mar 8, 2016 ... Based on their summary of the data, genetic differences among individuals had a
big effect on the development of phobias. For example ...
May 28, 2012 ... ... cookie anyway. One of the strange things our minds can do is… ... But
Hippocrates didn't actually come up with the term phobia. That word ...