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Understanding Phobias -- Symptoms

At the heart of a phobia, there is anxiety. There are three main types of phobias: Specific phobia, a persistent, irrational fear of particular objects or situations, such as snakes, spiders, heights, blood, flying, or elevators. Social phobia, or social anxiety disorder, a persistent, irrational fear of situations where you may be scrutinized or criticized or embarrassed by other people. Agoraphobia, a fear of leaving home, being alone, or being away from home in a situation...

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on October 31, 2014
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