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Latest Phobias Stories

2013-07-30 23:00:57

Cosmetic dentist, Dr. Rita Salvi Platt recently introduced sedation dentistry at Healthy Smiles Inc. in Chicago, IL.

2013-07-17 23:24:39

New book follows the practical guide to overcoming conditions such as GAD, OCD, PTSD, panic attacks and other anxiety-related phobias. Palmerston North, New

2013-07-16 23:29:13

Paramount Oral Surgery, a leading Staten Island Oral Surgery office field, recently revealed a revolutionary service for patients experiencing anxiety before injections.

2013-07-12 23:21:30

Driving Fear Program developed by Cheryl Lane and Rich Presta is a new program that provides people with books, audios, videos, and detailed instructions on how to control their fear of driving.

2013-07-12 23:20:49

Urinate Now created by Jake Rubin is a new book that provides people with natural remedies for their shy bladder, simple exercises, step-by-step techniques, innovative methods, and tips to overcome

2013-07-06 23:03:32

Phobia Release created by Jan Heering is the latest panic attack treatment course that covers exercises, methods, safe remedies, and detailed instructions on how to overcome fear permanently and

2013-05-29 23:26:14

Phobia Release developed by Jan Heering is a new phobia treatment program that helps phobia sufferers get rid of their fear permanently and quickly.

2013-05-15 23:04:48

Travel season is just around the corner for a lot of kids.

Anxiety Influenced By How We View Our Problems
2013-05-13 09:47:28

New research suggests that how a person reacts to good or bad times can determine how and even if they will suffer from anxiety.


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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