Phobias

Fear Of The Dark

Nyctophobia or phobia of the dark quite often starts at a young age. To some extent this is normal as children quite often fear the unknown or things they cannot see. The fear might go on to become a phobia if thoughts become irrational, excessive, or impacts day-to-day living. In this case the first thing …

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Phobias

Phobias are one of the most common types of anxiety disorders.    A phobia is an obsessive, intense and extreme fear of an object, place, situation or creature. People with phobias have developed an irrational apprehension about something they perceive as a danger. Phobias centre on our normal fear mechanism, so someone who has a …

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What is a Phobia?

Phobias are one of the most common type of anxiety disorders.    A phobia is an obsessive, intense and extreme fear of an object, place, situation or creature. People with phobias have developed an irrational apprehension about something they perceive as a danger. Phobias centre on our normal fear mechanism, so someone who has a …

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Agoraphobia

A phobia is an obsessive fear of an object or situation that exists over a long period of time. People with phobias have no rational explanation for their fears, and often there is no discernible cause. People with phobias worry about imagined events that are unlikely to happen in reality or are only a remote …

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