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2013-12-07 23:00:20

The Takeoff Today Program designed by Rich Presta is the latest program that teaches people how to get rid of their fear of flying without using drugs or pills.

Anxiety And Social Phobias Made Worse By Missing 'Brake' In The Brain
2013-12-05 05:20:13

A team led by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna has discovered one possible source of anxiety disorders and severe phobias – a missing inhibitory connection or “brake” in the brain.

2013-12-03 23:00:14

The Shyness And Social Anxiety System, designed by Sean Cooper, is the latest book that provides people with methods, techniques and exercises to relieve their social phobia symptoms.

2013-11-28 23:00:20

Easy Calm designed by Jon Mercer is a new program that teaches people how to overcome their panic attacks quickly and easily.

2013-11-17 23:00:17

The new article covers an effective fear of flying treatment that can help people overcome their fear of flying for good. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 17, 2013

2013-11-14 23:28:33

Healthygrid LLC released details about the tools they offer dentists to reach new patients online through The Dental Optimizer.

2013-11-12 23:00:31

Takeoff Today Program designed by Rich Presta is the latest program that provides people with fear of flying tips and detailed instructions on how to control their feelings and reactions quickly

2013-11-06 23:00:12

Easy Calm designed by Jon Mercer is a newly updated course that provides people with instant anxiety relief techniques, and exercises to reduce their panic attack symptoms easily.

2013-11-04 23:27:37

The article provides people with 15 new tips on how to overcome social phobia that help them feel more confident in social situations. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013

2013-10-13 23:03:36

As part of Union College's annual Minorities Day, a researcher will illustrate the effects of religious-based homophobia on individual lives. Barbourville,


Latest Phobias Reference Libraries

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

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