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The Psychology of Fear - Phobias - About.com
May 28, 2014 ... A phobia is a twisting of the normal fear response. The fear is directed toward an object or situation that does not present a real danger.
Fear or Phobia - Do You Have a Fear or Phobia?
Jun 14, 2014 ... A phobia is sometimes seen as simply a worse level of fear. ... A phobia, however , twists the normal fear response into something that is difficult ...
Acrophobia - Fear of Heights - Phobias - About.com
Jul 16, 2014 ... Acrophobia, like all phobias, appears to be a hyper-reaction of the normal fear response. Many experts believe that this may be a learned ...
Understanding Roller Coaster Phobia - Phobias - About.com
Jun 18, 2014 ... A phobia occurs when the normal fear response becomes twisted. Objects or situations that are not inherently dangerous become the focus of ...
Phobias - Top 10 Common Specific Phobias
A specific phobia is a fear of a specified object or event. ... what causes a phobia to develop, we know that phobias are rooted in the normal fear response.
Difference Between Normal Anxiety & Anxiety Disorder
Jun 10, 2014 ... In fact, it is considered a beneficial response in certain dangerous situations ... Between Normal Anxiety and GAD · Is anxiety related to fear?
What Is the Fight-Or-Flight Response? - Panic Disorder - About.com
Jun 25, 2014 ... Feelings of fear and anxiety experienced by those with panic disorder ... may linger and it can take hours before one feels back to normal again.
Common Psychological Reactions to Traumatic Events - Psychology
... Center, people undergoing a crisis or dealing with the aftermath of a disaster are "...normal, ... People then begin to experience fear, confusion, and stress. ... Bloch, E. L. (1998) Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response: Theory and Pr...
Understanding Animal Phobias - About.com
May 8, 2012 ... Nonetheless, a phobia is a twisting of the normal fear response, turning a healthy reaction into a sense of panic. Commonly feared animals that ...
What Is a Conditioned Response? - Psychology - About.com
Discover more about these learned responses and see some examples. ... Many phobias begin after a person has had a negative experience with the fear object. ... Many children receive regular immunizations, and a child may cry as a result ...
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