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Phobic Reaction - Definition of Phobic Reaction - Phobias - About.com
Oct 17, 2008 ... A phobic reaction can be loosely defined as any reaction to a phobia. Phobic reactions may be psychological, such as intense anxiety, feeling ...
The Psychology of Fear - Phobias - About.com
May 28, 2014 ... Fear is one of the most primal human emotions, consisting of both a physiological and an emotional response. Fear is experienced uniquely by ...
Physiological Response - Definition - Phobias - About.com
In phobias, a physiological response is the body's response to intense fear. Common physiological responses include shaking, sweating, nausea and heart ...
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 ...
Fear or Phobia - Do You Have a Fear or Phobia?
It does not take over our lives or cause us to become irrational. A phobia, however, twists the normal fear response into something that is difficult or impossible to ...
Social Phobia - Definition of Social Phobia - Phobias - About.com
Jun 27, 2012 ... Most social phobias are limited to specific social situations. However, generalized social phobia sufferers show phobic responses to most ...
Learned Response - Phobias - About.com
Oct 29, 2012 ... Definition: In learning theory, a learned response is a way that a person reacts to a situation. While an instinctive response is a reaction that is ...
Fight or Flight Response - Phobias - About.com
Oct 29, 2012 ... If you have a phobia, the fight or flight response may be activated whenever you are confronted with the object of your fear. This is why you may ...
Acrophobia - Fear of Heights - Phobias - About.com
Oct 24, 2014 ... Unlike a specific phobia like aerophobia -- fear of flying -- and other ... Emotionally and physically, the response to acrophobia is similar to the ...
Learning Theory and Phobias - About.com
Theories on the development of phobias can be loosely divided into three types. ... According to cognitive theory, irrational responses are the result of automatic ...
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