specific phobias

Studies consistently show that exercise and physical activity is one of the most effective ways to help reduce anxiety and manage stress. Learn what the research says about how and why exercise works for managing anxiety and some sneaky tricks for becoming more active and making it FUN.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness practices have proven themselves highly beneficial for treating anxiety, panic attacks, and more. Learn what it is, the supporting research, and how it can be used to help treat anxiety.

It's natural for people to be scared of something, whether it's insects, flying, or heights. Arachnophobia, the fear of spiders and other arachnids, is fairly common. Research actually shows that arachnophobia may be more than a simple fear of spiders. What else could be behind this well-known phobia? Read to find out!

For people who have Emetophobia, searching for relevant and helpful information can be difficult and frustrating. The disorder is so little studied that even professionals may have trouble treating it. Others are even reluctant to recognize Emetophobia as an anxiety disorder. Read about the important findings Dutch researchers have discovered from studying people with Emetophobia.

You have probably heard of some pretty strange and puzzling phobias like the fear of clowns and the fear of black cats. One rather unusual phobia is shown to be affecting more of the population than it once did. Read what an increasingly large number of people say they're afraid of.

Learn about two rare phobias: Cymophobia and Thalassophobia.

Does the shape and color of a spider explain arachnophobia?

The modern lifestyle has brought with it numerous phobias. Research is being undertaken all over the world to cure the known ailments, but what about the ones about which there isn't any definite information? This article shares information about some lesser known phobias.

You may think that constant worry is what keeps people with anxiety awake at night. A new study suggests that it may actually be caused by a very basic fear.

When you think of a person with a phobia, what 's the first thing that comes to mind? A doctor who specializes in treating phobias separates truth from reality.
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