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    Social Anxiety Disorder

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    Social Phobias Definition: Also called Social Anxiety Disorder is characterized by the client having feelings of being judged by others and being embarrassed publicly. Patient has overwhelming anxiety and excessive self-consciousness in everyday social situations. Patients often experience low self-esteem and depression that lasts for days or weeks before the event or situation. In some cases it can be as extreme to affect his/her job, school, or social life. Causes: Familial history: having a…

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    Panic Attacks And Anxiety

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    people only fake them to get attention from others. They just fake an asthma attack and say they are having a panic attack”. No, Panic disorders, Generalized Anxiety disorder, Obsessive Compulsive disorder, Post-Traumatic stress disorder, and Specific Phobias are not fake; they are terrible mental DISORDERS that millions of people encounter everyday. It is more common than you think for people to say that a panic attack or anxiety attack are just those certain people wanting attention. But what…

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    as cynophobia. It is categorized as a specific phobia, under anxiety disorders. Since dogs are popular pets, cynophobia sufferers face a large number of anxiety triggers. Symptoms Cynophobes experience anxiety at nothing more than thinking of a dog. Thus they feel compelled to avoid a number of places where "man's best-friend" might be. Consequently, the social interactions of cynophobes become limited. As is the case with any other type of phobia, the physical manifestations include…

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    Palms sweating, knees trembling, senses numbing, heart racing almost as fast as your legs, and what else to call this chain of synchronized bodily responses other than fear. Fear, stereotypically, is simply a feeling, a reaction in which takes place in the brain when one is frightened. But what is it that causes this sensation called fear? Why does the brain react to certain circumstances in such a way? Fear is the brain's reaction to abnormality, not recognizing what it is seeing. Fear is…

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    As a result, it has been concluded that this phobia in adults is the aftereffects of unresolved childhood separation anxiety or traumatic death. Many patients diagnosed with agoraphobia report that their first episode happened after the death of a loved one. Another conclusion found was that diagnosed…

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    Story of Slavery or Misconception Through Fear According to Robert Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions there are eight basic emotions that the human body can show. These emotions are joy, sadness, trust, disgust, anticipation, surprise, anger, and fear. (Wilkins, Quora.com) One these basic emotions shows more of a presence in the Octavia Butler’s short story Bloodchild than any other. This basic emotion would be fear but not in the way most of us would think of it in a literary work. This…

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    There are several features about me that describe who I am. For instance; I can be funny, kind, intelligent and headstrong. However, I suffer from acute shyness and tend to panic easily and at times it has caused problems in my personal life. Such as writing essays about myself or having the confidence to stand in front of a room of my peers and present, but my shyness does not define who I am or what I stand for. What defines me are my passions such as animals and biology, my fears and…

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    norm; as it is seen as uniform in our society. As a result, I have simply had to come to terms with being seen as an outsider when it comes to what I am afraid of. At a young age many people begin to uncover some of their hidden fears. Often times phobias uproot from an emotional experience that occurred but we vaguely remember. Arachnophobia - better known as the fear of spiders - is a very common and understood fear. I can see how a creepy eight-legged…

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    Why do we as a people fear monsters and similar entities? Throughout history people have created stories centered around monsters who would terrorize communities. These stories would be used to rationalize findings they couldn’t understand. These monsters were used to rationalize dieses, deaths and many other occurrences. These monsters still persist in stories today because over time they would evolve past what they stood for and would become symbols of our primal fears. There are many monsters…

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    likely you have a phobia of some sort. Before you ask yourself what a phobia is it?s an extreme or irrational fear of something. Anyways I?ve been researching five very interesting phobias and id like to share my finds with you to educate you on phobias. First by starting off telling the five phobias and the definitions of each phobia. Then ill proceed to tell you the symptoms and causes of the phobias. After all of that ill tell you the treatments to try to cure or suppress each phobia. …

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