simple phobia

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Noun1.simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
phobia, phobic disorder, phobic neurosis - an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; "phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
acrophobia - a morbid fear of great heights
algophobia - a morbid fear of pain
aquaphobia - a morbid fear of drowning
astraphobia - a morbid fear of thunder and lightning
automysophobia - a morbid fear of being dirty
claustrophobia - a morbid fear of being closed in a confined space
cryophobia - a morbid fear of freezing
cyberphobia - irrational fear of computers or technology
hydrophobia - a morbid fear of water
hypnophobia - a morbid fear of falling asleep
mysophobia - a morbid fear of dirt or contamination
neophobia - a morbid fear of novelty
nyctophobia - a morbid fear of night or darkness
phobophobia - a morbid fear of developing a phobia
acousticophobia, phonophobia - a morbid fear of sounds including your own voice
photophobia - a morbid fear of light
pyrophobia - a morbid fear of fire
taphephobia - a morbid fear of being buried alive
thanatophobia - a morbid fear of death
triskaidekaphobia - a morbid fear of the number 13
zoophobia - a morbid fear of animals
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298)" category in Specific phobia disorder of Anxiety disorders in DSM IV and the same has been retained in DSM 5.
He explained: "It is what we refer to as a specific phobia, where a particular thing, in this case wind turbines, causes a fear reaction.
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Conduct Disorder (CD), Specific Phobia (dark), Substance Abuse and Dysthymia were comorbid in one patient each.
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Dr Saliha Afridi, clinical psychologist and managing director at Lighthouse Arabia, described Denise's case as a type of anxiety disorder called Specific Phobia from blood/injection/injury.
Regarding diagnosis, the most common anxiety disorders were generalised anxiety disorder and social phobia (30%), followed by separation anxiety disorder (23%) and specific phobia (17%).
She considers the meaning of silent behavior from the perspectives of formerly selectively mute individuals, parents, teachers, and current selectively mute children; characteristics of interaction between these children and others in the home, kindergarten, and school; and whether selective mutism is a specific phobia of expressive speech.
2005), and the most frequent AD was specific phobia (8.
The psychiatrist took the view that he suffered from a specific phobia and adjustment disorder.
The APA further designates diagnostic criteria for five broad categories of specific phobia classifications, including the natural environment type, where fears are prompted by an object or phenomenon in the natural landscape (e.
The DSM IV TR (DSM = Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) diagnosis of Blood-Injection-Injury Type Specific Phobia (BII) encompasses various fears of seeing blood, receiving injections, or injury in a medical setting (APA, 2000).
Anxiety disorders as a collective entity are pervasive and include various types such as panic disorder (PD), generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), specific phobia (SP), social anxiety disorder (SAD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).