An extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something
he had a phobia about being under water
a phobia of germs
a snake phobia
an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; "phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
(phobic) suffering from irrational fears
The English suffixes -phobia, -phobic, -phobe (of Greek origin: φόβος/φοβία) occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, disabling fear as a mental disorder (e.g., agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe chemical aversions (e.g. ...
A phobia (from the φόβος,phóbos, meaning "fear" or "morbid fear") is an irrational, intense and persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, animals, or people. The main symptom of this disorder is the excessive and unreasonable desire to avoid the feared stimulus. ...
...Phobia is the second studio album by electronic musicians Benassi Bros., released in 2005. It is the follow-up to their debut album Pumphonia. It went gold in France, followed by huge acclaims for the singles "Every Single Day" and "Make Me Feel".
4bia or Phobia (สี่แพร่ง or See Prang) is a 2008 Thai horror film in four parts, directed by Youngyooth Thongkonthun, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom, and Paween Purijitpanya.
Phobia are a band from Orange County, California. The band was formed in 1990 and is heavily influenced by crust punk and grindcore. Their lyrical content focuses mainly on socio-political issues and left wing politics.
Phobia is the third studio album by American rock band Breaking Benjamin. It was recorded at The Barbershop Studios in Hopatcong, New Jersey and released August 8, 2006 through Hollywood Records.
An irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety, usually of or about something particular
Phobias occur in several forms. A specific phobia is a fear of a particular object or situation. Social phobia is a fear of being painfully embarrassed in a social setting. ...
Phobias are irrational fears that lead people to altogether avoid specific things or situations that trigger intense anxiety. ...
(Phobias) are strong, irrational fears of an object or situation that should not cause such a reaction. Examples are specific and social phobias. (see Phobia)
(PHOBIAS) Intense fears that actually pose no real threat or actual danger however can be extreme and/or irrational. Some common phobias include fear of heights, water, dogs, blood, flying, or insects. Phobias may begin in childhood and persist into adulthood. ...
(Phobias) A form of ‘Anxiety Disorder’ where the fear or anxiety is triggered by a specific stimulus or situation. Sufferers typically anticipate terrifying consequences from encountering the object of his or her fear. Sufferers are often overwhelmed by their (irrational) fear.
(Phobias) Walt says: ALL phobias seem to be caused by the same basic brain chemistry mechanism (coupled with the person's life experience so that the actual KIND of phobia presents), so all successful treatments are the same. ...
(Phobias) causes and treatment of phobias
(Phobias) in general, due to repressed sexual wishes aroused unconsciously when the phobic object resembles the yearned-for object of gratification. The phobia of animals = dread of the father.
(phobias) e.g. fear of something specific such as spiders or flying or open spaces or dying or.....
(phobic) motivated by either homophobia or transphobia (see the next two entries below) or by a combination of both.
An intense fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. Examples of phobias include fear of closed-in places, heights, escalators, tunnels, highway driving, water, flying, dogs, and injuries involving blood.
an uncontrollable, irrational, and persistent fear of a specific object, situation, or activity.
An obsessive, persistent, unrealistic fear of an external object or situation.
Unrealistic fear or aversion to a situation or thing. Avoiding the feared situation may severely restrict one’s life and cause much suffering.
Abnormal and persistent fear of very specific situations or things.
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