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Phobia - Wikipedia


A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent fear of an object or a situation. ..... or escape from the phobic object or situation. People with slight distress from their phobias ...

Where Do Phobias Come From? | The Huffington Post


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 ...

Phobias: The rationale behind irrational fears | Dean Burnett ...


Jun 28, 2013 ... Dean Burnett: Phobias are very common, but what are they and where do they come from?

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


Dec 2, 2016 ... If the phobia does not cause severe problems, most patients find that by simply avoiding the source of their fear is enough to stay in control.

Why Do We Develop Certain Irrational Phobias? - Scientific American


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 ...

Where Do Fears and Phobias Come From? | Psychology Today


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 ...

Where do phobias come from? | Science Focus


Jul 18, 2011 ... The fact that a phobia seems irrational to the person suffering from it does not make it go away. Other phobias arise from life events, such as ...

Figuring out phobia - American Psychological Association


Now researchers are taking the next step, says psychologist and phobia ... For example, fMRI works more quickly than do PET scans, so researchers can ...

Where Do Phobias Come From? | Social Anxiety - Psych Central Blogs


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 ...

Phobia Causes - Uncommon Knowledge


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 ...