Phobic disorders

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  • Phobic disorders
    • What is it?
      • irrational fear response
      • provokes a response
      • becomes a problem if the fear is irrational
    • 3 stages
      • simple
        • social situations
      • social
        • an object, thing or animal (react best to conditioning)
      • agorophobia
        • claustrophobia (space)
    • Behavioural
      • fight
      • flight
      • freeze
      • hyperventilate
      • panic attack
      • pass out
    • Emotional
      • anxious
      • scared
      • uncomfortable
    • Cognitive
      • can't control thoughts
      • worst case scenario
    • Explaining phobias
      • learnt behaviour
      • associating the subject with a fear response

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