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Description of Phobia

According to dictionary definition  DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no real danger. A phobia often makes a person fearful for certain situation and as a result the person may get severe symptoms.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Phobias usually start in children or teens, and continue into adulthood. The causes of specific phobias are not known, but they sometimes run in families.  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms of phobia include:1. Anxiety2. Fear3. Restlessness4. Extremely self-conscious in everyday social situations (social phobia)5. Panic and fear6. Rapid heartbeat7. Shortness of breath8. Trembling9. Strong desire to get away  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment mostly involves:1. Medication2. Therapy  NIH: National Institute of Mental Health