Sunday, June 29, 2014

Specific Phobia

Do You Know Your Phobias?

A "Specific Phobia" is an Anxiety Disorder marked by a persistent fear of a specific object or situation. The person with this disorder realizes that the fear is excessive or unreasonable. Being exposed to the feared object or situation provokes an immediate anxiety response and people will go to great lengths to avoid it. It is estimated that about 13% of individuals will experience a Specific Phobia at some point during life.

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