Needle Phobia - The Fear Of Needles Or Treatment Involving Needles
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Phobias: Simple / Specific
A phobia is a persistent and irrational fear of a particular type of object, activity or situation. Specific phobias are a type of anxiety disorder. Exposure to the feared stimulus may provoke extreme anxiety or a panic attack. Specific phobias are among the most common of all psychiatric disorders, affecting up to 10% of the population.
An In-Depth Report: Anxiety Disorders and Phobic Disorders
An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of anxiety. Phobias, manifested by overwhelming and irrational fears, are common. In most cases, people can avoid or at least endure phobic situations.
What Are Fears And Phobias?
Common simple phobias are those involving animals or insects, a fear of high places, a fear of lightning, a fear of flying, or other fears. These are very common in young children, and do not represent an abnormality.
The Needle Phobia Page
This wonderful resource by Jerry Emanuelson is a great starting point for overcoming an important, but often-ignored condition.
The Needle Phobia Information Site
Learn more about needle phobia treatments and resources in this excellent resource by D. Keith Lamb.
A Step-By-Step Guide To Conquering Your Needle Phobia
Effective treatment of needle phobia is very much dependent upon the underlying cause, unlike many other simple phobias, from The Needle Phobia Information Site.