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[4 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
What are Phobias

Phobias are the most common type of emotional disorders in the US. They are a type of anxiety disorder, which is the most prevalent mental disorder.
Definition:
An intense fear of certain situations, activities, things, animals, or people.
1) Experiencing intense fear in a situation that does not merit it.
2) Realizing that the fear is above and beyond what is necessary and that this behavior is irrational.
3) The person’s reaction to the situation is uncontrollable, aka automatic. The person lacks control of their fears.
4) During the …