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Anxiety Disorders Association of America

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to advocacy and education about anxiety disorders. This link will take you to its web site.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

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Understanding Phobias -- the Basics

Phobias are irrational and disabling fears that produce a compelling desire to avoid the dreaded object or situation. A person with a phobia understands that the fear is excessive or groundless. But the effort to resist it only brings more anxiety. Phobias often begin in childhood. People who suffer from phobias often fear a specific thing, such as germs, bugs, school, dentists, driving, water, balloons, snakes, high places (acrophobia), or enclosed spaces (claustrophobia). The fear is usually...

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American Psychological Association

Get information on anxiety and help finding a psychologist. This link will take you to its web site.

American Psychological Association

American Psychiatric Association

Learn more about children’s anxiety disorders and other mental health problems. Get help in finding a psychiatrist. This link will take you to the web site.

American Psychiatric Association

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Learn more about panic disorder, phobias, and treatment that helps. This link will take you to the web site.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

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