Overview

A phobia is an excessive and irrational fear reaction. If you have a phobia you will experience a deep sense of dread, and sometimes panic, upon encountering the source of your fear. The fear can be of a certain place, situation, or object. Unlike[read article]

Tests for Phobias

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Psychological Assessment
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
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Mental status tests are done to test an individual's cognitive function. The tests can be given by a number of different healthcare providers, including physic...  More
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Medical Procedures for Phobias

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Behavior Therapy
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Psychological desensitization therapy
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Exposure - Behavior Therapy
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Prescribed Medications for Phobias

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ALPRAZOLAM (al PRAY zoe lam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and panic attacks.  More
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DIAZEPAM (dye AZ e pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and nervousness. It also can help treat alcohol withdrawal, relax muscles, and treat certai...  More
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FLUOXETINE (floo OX e teen) belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It helps to treat mood problems such as depression...  More
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SERTRALINE (SER tra leen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-trauma stress, premenstrual ...  More
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CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE (klor dye az e POX ide) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.  More
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VENLAFAXINE (VEN la fax een) is used to treat depression, anxiety and panic disorder.  More
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PAROXETINE (pa ROX e teen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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ESCITALOPRAM (es sye TAL oh pram) is used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety.  More
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FLUVOXAMINE (floo VOX a meen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.  More
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LORAZEPAM (lor A ze pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and certain types of seizures. It is also used to cause sleep before surgery and to block ...  More
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