There are two main types of phobias.
Social phobia is a general anxiety in social situations
and fears about various society-related issues.
A specific fear of an object or activity is
called a Specific phobia. ...more »
Symptoms of Phobias
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Treatments for Phobias
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Types of Phobias
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Causes of Phobias
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Disease Topics Related To Phobias
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Phobias: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Phobias
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a ...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to...read more »
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Phobias: Rare Types
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Types of Phobias
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Article Excerpts about Phobias
Phobias arenít just
extreme fear; they are irrational fear. Adults with phobias realize their
fears are irrational but often facing, or even thinking about facing, the
feared object or situation brings on a panic attack or severe anxiety.
(Source: excerpt from Phobia: NWHIC)
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