"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"


A phobia is an intense, but unrealistic fear that can interfere with the ability to socialize, Work, or go about with everyday life. Brought by an object, event or situation.


A scary event in the past can cause a phobia,a difficult childhood,low self esteem,substance abuse.


:Pounding or racing heart

:Shortness of breath

:Dry mouth

:Trembling or shaking

Age/Gender specific

Phobias mostly affect children from a scary event ,The typically affect women more than men.


:Mental Health America (MHA) (703)-684-7722

:American Psychiatric Association (APA) (703)-907-7300


Therapy,relaxation techniques,exposure to the fear will also help them get used to the Phobia.


:Fear and stress reactions are essential for human survival.They enable people to presume important goals and respond appropriately to danger. In a healthy individual, the stress response is (Fight,Flight,or Flight) is provided by a genuine threat or challenge. However an anxiety disorder involves an excessive or inappropriate of arousal.
Collin prickett,Health 5th, 10/13/15
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