fear of shadows

brianna niland

sciophobia

this is the fear of shadows. With many fears like this one most patients have the symptoms of

*severe anxiety when confronted with phobia

*with children they may cry, freeze, and cling.

*panic attacks

*extreme avoidance

*inability to speak or think clearly

what are the causes?

most phobias appear from a combination of traumatic events and or a persons genetics. these traumatic events usually occur at a young age.

treatment

hypnotherapy-ccould be an option ffor some, what this does is it reprograms your subconscious that is dealing with your fear. this some times can be an issue with patcients because they do not like the feeling of being controlled.


counseling- can improve on how you deal with your fear, which can lead to over ccoming the phobia over time.