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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In a specific phobia, there is an intense fear of something that poses little or no actual danger.
In recent years, a specific phobia called Islamophobia has gripped Western-societies-.
Two weeks after treatment, the research shows that four of the first 16 (25%) had responded to treatment and were able to cope with a specific phobia.
A person with this specific phobia may have faced difficulties while dealing with opinions in the past.
'I don't have any specific phobia, but I can say that I'm a worrywart, especially when it comes to my son,' Kitamura said through an interpreter.
The class of anxiety and related disorders includes Separation Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobia, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder."
Some other cases of anxiety disorders include specific phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety, generalised anxiety.
Anxiety disorders start the earliest, with separation anxiety disorder, specific phobia, and social phobia all having a mean onset before puberty.
Furthermore, as reported by Muschalla and Linden [6], referring to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders V [7] and the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems [8], workplace phobia can be categorized among the anxiety disorders, particularly as a specific phobia (DSM: 300.29; ICD-10: F40.298).
[3] Existing diagnostic systems have classified it under "Other (300.29/F40.298)" category in Specific phobia disorder of Anxiety disorders in DSM IV and the same has been retained in DSM 5.
Visual avoidance in specific phobia. Behavior Research and Therapy, 37(1), 63-70.