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Phobias

Phobias: Introduction

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

Treatments for Phobias

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Phobias?

Phobias: Related Patient Stories

Phobias: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Phobias

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Phobias may include:

Types of Phobias

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...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...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 Alzheimer's, whereas there are...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 stroke or Alzheimer's...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...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...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 to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See ...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...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 diagnose these anxiety...read more »

Phobias: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Phobias

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Phobias: Rare Types

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Statistics for Phobias

Phobias: Broader Related Topics

Phobias Message Boards

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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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