A persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that results in a compelling desire to avoid the phobic stimulus.
A strong fear of a particular thing or event. The fear can be so strong that it interferes with the person's life. In the case of dental phobia it can be approached in two ways. The patient can be helped to overcome their fear in order to attend the dentist by a multitude of techniques e.g. IV sedation. Also, therapy can be aimed at trying to re-train the mind in order to get rid of the phobia: behavioural management/therapy.
Strong, abnormal, unreasonable fear of something.
An anxiety disorder in which there is intense fear and avoidance of specific objects and situations, recognized as irrational by the individual.
A persistent, irrational fear or dread of an object, activity or situation that compels a person to avoid it, and causes distress and function impairment.
An anxiety disorder that is characterized by an intense and, at least on the surface, irrational fear. See also anxiety disorders, social phobia, specific phobia.
A persistent, abnormal, and irrational fear of a specific thing or situation that compels one to avoid it, despite the awareness and reassurance that it is not dangerous.
fear of an object or situation that represents little or no actual danger.
An unrealistic but very severe fear of any object or environment; for example, claustrophobia (a fear of enclosed spaces).
Persistent and irrational fear of particular objects, people, animals, or situations.
Extreme irrational fear and avoidance of the object of that fear.
an intense, irrational and unconscious fear of an object or situation so extreme that a person feels compelled to avoid it, despite the conscious awareness and reassurance that it is harmless or safe.
A persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity or situation that results in a compelling desire to avoid that situation. Phobias include agoraphobia, social phobia and simple phobias.
Persistent, abnormal fear of a specific thing or situation. Plaster of Paris- White powdery substance used chiefly for casts and molds in the form of a quick-setting paste with water.
an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; "phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
a common condition that is characterized by marked fear of specific objects or situations
a deep-seated fear for something, which has no rational cause
a disabling and irrational fear of something that really poses little or no actual danger
a fear, a mistrust
a fear and we are not afraid of them, only disgusted
a FEAR - I do not fear these perverted POS piles of crap
a fear in which it is either irrational or so inconvenient it hinders a person's life
a fear of a specific stimulus or situation
a fear of one's own impulses," says Ross
a fear of particular situations or things that are not dangerous and which most people do not find troublesome
a fear or anxiety which is so intense that it can adversely affect a person's life as they seek to avoid any situation where they might be confronted with the feared object or situation and make unrealistic interpretations about the potential danger
a fear response to a specific stimulus, which is often a learned response
a fear so intense and irrational that it is paralyzing
a fear so strong that it affects one's quality of life
a fear that has run rampant
a fear that is disproportionate to the specific situation that prompts it and cannot be explained away
a fear that is out of proportion to a situation
a fear that is out of proportion to the danger
a fear that is out of proportion to the situation that causes it and cannot be explained away
a fear we acquired - a learned response
a fear which is caused by a specific object or situation
a form of anxiety disorder in which someone has an intense and irrational fear of certain objects or situations
a Greek term for an irrational fear or aversion
a high anxiety response to an object, situation, or even a thought
a morbid fear that is persistent and irrational
a more or less disabling fear attached to a specific object or situation which is, on the face of it, not at all threatening
a much more profound state of fear where a dog may become immobile, panicky, or exhibit extremes of behaviour such as jumping through windowpanes
an abnormal and intense fear of something
an abnormal fear that changes the way a person behaves
an abnormal fear which is brought on by a particular object or situation and which leads to avoidance of th e provoking stimulus
an abnormal or exaggerated fear of a specific object, activity or physical situation
an abnormal or irrational fear of a situation or thing
an acute fear that is quite out of proportion to the actual object or situation involved
an anxiety disorder in which the affected person experiences an excessive or irrational fear of a specific situation, object or activity that disrupts their ability to function in normal daily activities
an anxiety disorder that is shown by an irrational fear of confined spaces
an attempt to relieve anxiety by avoiding situations that supposedly trigger the panlc attack
an avoidance of a situation because you imagine your anxiety will rise to unacceptable levels
an emotional fearful response which is rarely based on objective facts or reality
an exaggerated, persistent, and overpowering
an example of a common type of anxiety
an excessive fear of an object, activity or situation that disturbs a person's functioning by leading them to avoid the cause of that fear
an excessive or unreasonable fear of an object, place or situation
an extreme fear, a disrupting, fear-mediated avoidance that is disproportionate to the danger of the feared object or situation
an extreme fear of, or anxiety about, a particular object or situation
an extreme, irrational fear of something
an extreme, unreasonable fear in response to something specific
an identifiable and persistent fear that is excessive or unreasonable and is triggered by the presence or anticipation of a specific object or situation
an intense, abnormal, or illogical fear of something
an intense and irrational fear of a situation, object or thing
an intense and persistent fear of a specific type of object or situation
an intense and persistent fear that is not based on any rational sense of imminent danger and prevents participation in activities that might arouse it
an intense and unrealistic fear brought on by an object, event, or situation, which can interfere with the ability to socialize, work, or go about everyday life
an intense but unrealistic fear that can interfere with the ability to socialize, work, or go about everyday life, brought on by an object, event or situation
an intense fear about a particular object or situation
an intense fear of an object or situation that is out of all proportion to the situation that evokes it
an intense fear of a particular thing or situation that is not in itself all that dangerous
an intense fear of a situation or object that wouldn't normally worry other people
an intense fear of a specific thing, like spiders
an intense fear or feeling of anxiety, which occurs only in a particular situation that frightens you
an intense irrational fear of a specific object or situation that compels the patient to avoid it
an intense irrational fear of either an object, animal, creature, situation or scenario
an intense or irrational or inappropriate fear or an object, person, organism or situation, of a degree that interferes with normal life
an intense, unrealistic fear of an object, an event, or a feeling
an intense, unreasonable fear of a specific activity, object or situation
an intense, unreasonable fear of a thing or a situation that is far out of proportion to the actual danger or harm that is possible
an intensive, seemingly unexplainable anxiety and fright in certain special
an irrational and excessive fear of an object or situation
an irrational fear but a fear of militant Islam seems perfectly rational to me
an irrational fear focused on something specific
an irrational human mechanism that is activated to protect the sufferer from perceived elements of actual or potential danger
an objectively unfounded fear, an anxiety about particular situations or things that are not dangerous and which most people do not find troublesome
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an overgrown, unrealistic fear that interferes with an important part of your life
an unrealistic and excessive fear of some situation or object
an unreasonable fear of a particular situation or object
an unreasonable fear of some particular thing or situation
an unreasonable fear of something
an unreasonable fear, often incapacitating
an unreasonable, uncontrollable fear of a given object or situation and can develop
a one time experience that develops into an unreasonable neurotic fear
a pathological and unreasonable fear
a persistent and intense fear which is out of proportion to the object or event
a persistent, excessive fear of a specific object or situation
a persistent, excessive, unrealistic fear of an object, person, animal, activity or situation
a persistent fear of an object or a situation which is out of proportion to its danger
a persistent illogical fear with a history that was logical at the time of origin
a really strong fear of an object, animal or situation
a similar, often extremely intense feeling of fear, which is caused this time, by a situation or object with doesn't actually pose any real threat to our safety
a specific fear
a strong, persistent fear of situations, objects, activities, or persons
a symbolic representation of an internal anxiety which is projected onto an external object or situation
a type of anxiety disorder
a ' very powerful type of fear ', an external symbol of an internal and subconscious anxiety
Abnormal and persistent fear of very specific situations or things.
The irrational fear of a specific object or situation that limits normal functioning.
A prolonged, intense fear of a person, object or condition, that interferes with normal day-to-day functioning.
A sudden abnormal response that results in extremely fearful behaviors. The phobic situation is either avoided at all costs, or accompanied by intense anxiety and distress.
an irrational, disproportionate fear of an object or situation leading to avoidance behaviour.
An obsessive, persistent,unrealistic fear of an object or situation. Some common phobias are: Acrophobia (fear of heights) Agoraphobia (fear of leaving the familiar setting of the home) Claustrophobia (fear of closed places) Xenophobia (fear of strangers)
An unrealistic fear, often with obsessional characteristics.
Unrealistic fear or aversion to a situation or thing. Avoiding the feared situation may severely restrict one's life and cause much suffering.
a persistent, exaggerated, irrational fear of an object, activity or situation that is out of proportion to the stimulus and results in avoidance of the feared stimulus.
means a strong, unreasonable fear of a particular object or situation.
a number of psychological and physiological conditions that can range from serious disabilities to common fears to minor quirks.
An unrealistic fear, often with obsessive characteristics.
an anxiety disorder marked by excessive or inappropriate fear. (487)
an uncontrollable, irrational, and persistent fear of a specific object, situation, or activity.
Any persistent, unreasonable abnormal fear.
Excessive fear in the absence of real danger. See also agoraphobia, claustrophobia.
a powerful and irrational fear of something