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Latest Systematic desensitization Stories

2013-12-29 23:02:16

Dr. Joanne Wendt, a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in marriage and family therapy, is providing tips on helping kids overcome their fears and anxieties. Many children can’t enjoy regular activities because of their overwhelming sense of fear, and these tips will help parents assist their children in addressing and overcoming anxiety issues. San Diego, California (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Dr. Joanne Wendt, a licensed clinical psychologist based in San Diego, has treated...


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Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

Murophobia
2013-12-24 09:46:56

Murophobia or the fear of mice and rats is one of the most common specific phobias. Occasionally it is referred to as musophobia or as suriphobia. Dr. Genna Crosser is considered to be the first to have witnessed a patient with this disorder. She later suffered from the phobia that she studied. The phobia, as an unreasonable and disproportionate fear, is distinct from reasonable concern about mice and rats contaminating food supplies, which has been universal to all places, time, and...

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