phobic disorder


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Noun1.phobic disorder - an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situationsphobic disorder - an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; "phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
anxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
agoraphobia - a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
social phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with situations in which you are subject to criticism by others (as fear of eating in public or public speaking etc)
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Summary: Choking phobia is a relatively uncommon phobic disorder which is often encountered by otorhinolaryngologists and referred to psychiatrists as a cause of psychogenic dysphagia.
Patients were excluded if depression was the primary disorder or if they had a current diagnosis of major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, phobic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder, substance-induced anxiety disorder, psychosis, dementia, or substance abuse or dependence within the preceding 3 months.
While this explains why a person can acquire a phobic disorder at any age, Dr Afridi said that typically phobias don't start until after a child has formed a sense of self at age two.
Patients were excluded from the trial if they had a current diagnosis of major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, phobic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder, substance induced anxiety disorder, psychosis, dementia or substance abuse or dependence within the preceding 3 months.
The patient's refusal of the investigation can be comprehended as typical avoidance behaviour as a result of his underlying phobic disorder.
Patients were excluded if they had major depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, phobic disorder, OCD, posttraumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder, substance-induced anxiety disorder, psychosis, dementia, or substance abuse or dependence within the preceding 3 months.
Those with a recent history of an anxiety disorder, panic attacks, phobic disorder, or use of any psychotropic medication were excluded from participation (1 participant being excluded on this basis).
She was a tough lady and clearly wanted to solve her phobic disorder.
11, Cigna saw an increase of 9% in mental-nervous claims, the majority including acute anxiety, depression and phobic disorder diagnoses, compared with the same time one year ago.