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 ...
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 ...
Jun 28, 2013 ... Dean Burnett: Phobias are very common, but what are they and where do they
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Now researchers are taking the next step, says psychologist and phobia ... For
example, fMRI works more quickly than do PET scans, so researchers can ...
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 ...
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 ...