Psychology - Why do we have phobias?

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  • Why do we have phobias?
    • The role of a Clinical Psychologist
    • Flooding and systematic desensitisation
    • Cultural issues in phobia development
    • Evolutionary preparedness
      • Nature-nurture debate in understanding phobias
        • Bennett-Levy and Marteau (1984)
          • Questionnaires
        • Questionnaires
    • Social Learning Theory
      • Nature-nurture debate in understanding phobias
        • Bennett-Levy and Marteau (1984)
      • Classical/ Pavlovian conditioning
        • Animal studies including practical and ethical issues
        • Little Peter (Jones 1924)

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    MrsMacLean

    A useful summary of the explanations behind phobias.

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