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Short term treatment of phobias

Canadian Family Physician Médecin De Famille Canadien

Oct 1, 1975

J B O'Regan

PMID: 20469246

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A phobia is an irrational fear. Many people have phobias but they require treatment only if their symptoms interfere with their daily lives. Simple supportive psychotherapy may be effective for mild phobias. Chemotherapy, particularly with antidepressants, will relieve some severe phobi...read more

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Receptor Desensitization
Antidepressive Agents
Phobic Anxiety Disorder
Antidepressant Measurement
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Short term treatment of phobias

Canadian Family Physician Médecin De Famille Canadien

Oct 1, 1975

J B O'Regan

PMID: 20469246

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Abstract

A phobia is an irrational fear. Many people have phobias but they require treatment only if their symptoms interfere with their daily lives. Simple supportive psychotherapy may be effective for mild phobias. Chemotherapy, particularly with antidepressants, will relieve some severe phobi...read more

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Receptor Desensitization
Antidepressive Agents
Phobic Anxiety Disorder
Antidepressant Measurement

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Anxiety Disorders

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Postgraduate Medical Journal

Hospital phobia: a rapid desensitization technique

Postgraduate Medical JournalMay 1, 1978
D Waxman
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Therapy of fear of flying

Wiener medizinische WochenschriftOctober 19, 2002
Verena GüntherJ Kinzl
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