Characteristics and Symptoms of Phobias

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What is a phobia?
An intense, persistent and irrational fear of a particular subject, object, activity or situation
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What are the two types of Phobias?
Specific and Complex phobias
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What is a Specific phobia?
A fear of a single stimulus
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When do Specific phobias develop?
During childhood or adolescence
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What percentage of the population sufferers from a specific phobia?
13%
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What is an example of a specific phobia?
Zoo-phobia
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What is a Complex phobia?
A highly disruptive and disabling kind of phobia
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When do Complex phobias develop?
After adolescence
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What is an example of a complex phobia?
Social Phobias
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