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Understanding Phobias -- Treatment

How well phobia treatment will work depends partly on the severity of the phobia. Though some phobias are never completely cured, therapy can help many people learn to function effectively. Types of therapy include:  Desensitization Flooding -- prolonged exposure to a fearful situation or experience Graded exposures Biofeedback  Attending phobia clinics and support groups has also helped many people overcome their fears.   In addition, medication may help some people overcome their...

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