phobias

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Biological

 

Ohman et al (1975)

 

1.    Preparedness[born with a genetic disposition to develop certain fears & therefore, phobias.

2.    ANS (Autonomic Nervous System)[ the higher the reactive ANS; the higher level of fear & therefore allowing people to develop phobias more readily.

Evaluation

ü  Agoraphobia

ü  Family & twin studies

ý  Studies in the same environment so could be behavioural approach of learning through imitation.

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