Effectiveness and appropriatenesses of surgery and drugs used for treating phobias

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Surgery is rarely suitable for phobias and then only for extreme cases that have proved otherwise untreatable and that interfere with normal day to day functioning.


Drugs simply focus on the symptoms of a disorder they do not cure it. It is appropriate to use drugs when s phobia interferes with day to day life such as someone that suffers from panic attacks. Taking drugs can have side effects fir examples BZs can cause increased aggressiveness and impairment of memory. Also some drugs can be…


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