Self Help for Phobias and Fears


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A phobia is an extreme fear of something that, in reality, poses little or no actual danger. What are causes, symptoms or signs and healthy tips? Overcoming Agoraphobia & Extreme Anxiety Disorders book written by Tim O’Lawler which helped you to learn in details.

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Self Help for Phobias and Fears

  1. 1. Phobias and Fears
  2. 2. What is a Phobia? • A phobia is an extreme fear of something that, in reality, poses little or no actual danger. • Common phobias and fears include closed-in place, heights, highway driving, flying insects, snakes and needles. • Most phobias develop in childhood, but they can also develop in adults.
  3. 3. Normal Fears vs. Phobias Normal Fear Feeling anxious when flying through turbulence or taking off during a storm Phobias Not going to your best friend’s island wedding because you’d have to fly there Experiencing butterflies when peering Turning down a great job because it’s down from the top of a skyscraper on the 10th floor of the office building Getting nervous when you see a pit bull or Rottweiler Steering clear of the park because you might see a dog Feeling a little queasy when getting a shot or when your blood is being drawn Avoid necessary medical treatments or doctor’s checkups because you are scared of needles
  4. 4. Type of Phobias and Fears • Animal phobias:- Fear of snake, spider, and dogs are such examples. • Natural environment phobias:- Fear of heights, storms, and dark are such examples. • Situational phobias:- Example such as fear of flying, driving, and bridges. • Blood-Injection-Injury phobia:- Fear of needles or other medical procedures
  5. 5. Physical Signs and Symptoms • • • • • • • Difficulty breathing Chest pain or tightness Trembling or shaking Racing or pounding heart Feeling dizzy or lightheaded Sweating Hot or cold flashes, tingling sensations
  6. 6. Emotional Signs and Symptoms • • • • • • Feeling of overwhelming anxiety or panic Feeling an intense need to escape Feeling “unreal” or detached from yourself Fear of losing control or going crazy Feeling like you are going to die or pass out Feeling powerless to control your fear
  7. 7. Help for Phobias and Fears • Make a list:- Make a list of the frightening situations related to your phobia. • Build your fear ladder:- Creating the ladder, it can be helpful to think about your end goal and break down the steps needed to reach the goal.
  8. 8. Help for Phobias and Fears • Work your way up the ladder:- Stay in the situations long enough for your anxiety to decrease. If a step is too hard, break it down into smaller steps or go slower. • Practice:- It’s important to practice regularly. • Relaxation techniques:- Breathing relaxation exercise help to avoid anxiety situations • Other Tips:- Daily exercise, yoga, meditation are help to avoid anxiety situations
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  10. 10. Overcoming Agoraphobia & Extreme Anxiety Disorders