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    Fear impacts the way lives are lived. This is true throughout the world, and affects people of all races, religions, gender, age and socioeconomic levels. Fear has been a part of world history since the beginning of time. Most people have to deal with some kind of fear on a daily basis throughout their entire life. There are four types of fear that can affect everyone biological, irrational, deathly, and fears from the past. There are a few fears that everyone shares that are biological. The…

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    Death is an overwhelming thought in the lives of most people, a threat to all ages, races, and genders, able to strike at any moment, at any time. People come to fear it, phobias thus generated, danger and rebellion seen in the lives of only those self-destructive with nothing at stake. Sometimes even those that put themselves in harm’s way, whether it be from their own mind or the mind of another, find themselves fearing the danger, trying to escape it in every way possible, even if it puts…

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    something as simple as getting bit or something major like almost dying. It’s an involuntary thing that can cause someone to freeze up, retaliate or just simply run away. Fear can become so intense and affected on someone’s life that it becomes a phobia. Phobias are so intense and strong that it interferes with someone’s life and their ability to function. I interviewed my mother Cynthia who has a fear of lizards also known as Herpetophobia. This has lead to many unfortunate and hilarious…

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    experiment loving animals, and a white rat. Watson startled the rat with a loud sound of a hammer hitting the metal, Albert begins to develop a phobia a fear of white rats as well as most animals and furry objects. Many people have logical fears of animals, even myself is scared of every little creature that crawls, walk or run. Those of whom suffer from a phobia like seeing a person standing on a chair screaming “A SPIDER”! Even going to the doctors to get your shots extend to your health…

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    event until their emotional reactions reach a point of termination (5). Humans have used the well-known process of fear conditioning for years. This fundamentally important process has been used to treat clinical and fear-related disorders such as phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and memory loss. For example, counter-conditioning is used to reduce memories…

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    Claustrophobia

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    work to manage patient anxiety. Claustrophobia has been defined as an irrational fear of dark or confined spaces. This sensation of distress and anxiety the patient undergoes is real and many times an experience the patient may have never had. This phobia is often referred to as an anxiety disorder because the patient often displays symptoms of panic. The MRI scanner and the physical environment…

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    Japanese Phobias Essay

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    The Japanese Phobia of Mutation There is a plethora of different phobias that exist in the world. Many of these phobias occur across a multitude of cultures, such as the fear of heights, or the fear of the dark. These fears often are instinctual, and often are comparable to the instincts that our ancestors used to survive. Some phobias that people are affected by are culture-specific. Phobias can either be irrational, such as the fear of clowns, or rational, like the fear of spiders, or…

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    Fear, that’s what stops us from growing. When we are in the early days of our life, we fear the little things like the dark and the monsters under our bed. As we get older we start fearing failure and embarrassment. For some, it is failing a class or getting rejected. For others, it’s peer pressure and bullying. Everyone has fears. I fear the safety of my friends and family. If they are frightened by someone and I’m not around, I feel as if it is my fault. I beat myself up when my close…

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    topics of human behavior, but phobias and addictions are often its practical applications in everyday life. Through classic and operant conditioning, subjects can be lead into powerful phobias or addictions which can affect their lives to the point of intervention. These phobias and addictions can be nearly impossible to get over without the process of extinction. Through the implementation of classic and operant conditioning, we can explore the deep-seated root of phobias and addictions as well…

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    My heart pounded and i began to sweat hysterically. That honeycomb makes me feel nauseous. However, this affects 16% of people across our nation. Trypophobia is a phobia of holes that can be found almost anywhere or in anything. People who have trypophobia usually can not look at pictures or things that can trigger it without feeling scared, harmed, or violated in a way until they get help or start to practice therapy. Where can trypophobia be triggered and how do people react? Almost anything…

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