Phobias

kaelee shero period 6 Mccoy 10/16/15

~~~~~~REMEMBER, FEAR NOT!!!~~~~~~

what is a phobia?

pho·bi·a


ˈfōbēə/


noun

  1. an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something.

    "he had a phobia about being under water"


    synonyms:fear, irrational fear, obsessive fear, dread, horror, terror, hatred, loathing,





~~~~Do you have these symptoms?~~~~

  • pounding or racing heartbeat
  • shortness of breath
  • rapid speech or inability to speak
  • dry mouth
  • nausea
  • elevated blood pressure
  • trembling or shaking

~~how can you cure a phobia?~~

Though some phobias are never completely cured, therapy can help many people learn to function effectively. Types of therapy include: Desensitization. Flooding -- prolonged exposure to a fearful situation or experience. When it comes to gender or age specific phobias it all depends on the fear and how it has personally effected you.
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~~~need help?~~~

  • White Plains Hospital

(914)681-1038

41 East Post Road White Plains, NY 10601

www.wphospital.org


  • Mayo Clinic
13400 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(480)301-8000

www.mayoclinic.org

The FUNNY Phobias Workshop