BYARUN.M, KVM COLLEGE
PHOBIASDEFINITION“Phobia is defined as a persistenceavoidance behavior secondary toirrational fear of a specificobject, ac...
PRE DISPOSING FACTORS OF PHOBIAPsycho analytical theoryLearning theoryCognitive theory
BIOLOGICALASPECTS•Temperament•Life experience
CRITERIASMarks has defined four criteria for phobiaThe fear is out of proportion to the demands ofthe situationIt cannot...
TERMS• Ailurophobia Cats•• Algophobia Pain•• Anthophobia Flowers
Anthropophobia PeopleAquaphobia WaterArachnophobia SpidersAstraphobia Lightning
• Belonephobia Needles• Brontophobia Thunder•• Claustrophobia Closed spaces• Cynophobia Dogs
Dementophobia InsanityEquinophobia HorsesGamophobia MarriageHerpetophobia Lizards, reptilesHomophobia Homosexuality
Murophobia MiceMysophobia Dirt, germs, contaminationNumerophobia NumbersNyctophobia Darkness
Ochophobia Riding in a carOphidiophobia SnakesPyrophobia FireScoleciphobia Worms
Siderodromophobia Railroads ortrain travelTaphophobia Beingburied aliveThanatophobia Death
• Trichophobia Hair• Xenophobia Strangers• Zoophobia Animals
MANAGEMENT Cognitive Supportive therapy Individual psychotherapy
Behavioral therapyosystemic desensitizationoimplosion therapy(flooding)Regroup/family therapy
PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENTAnxioliticsAntidepressantsAntihypertensive agents
Phobias (2)
Phobias (2)
Phobias (2)
Phobias (2)
Phobias (2)
Phobias (2)
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Phobias (2)

  1. 1. BYARUN.M, KVM COLLEGE
  2. 2. PHOBIASDEFINITION“Phobia is defined as a persistenceavoidance behavior secondary toirrational fear of a specificobject, activity or situation..”
  3. 3. PRE DISPOSING FACTORS OF PHOBIAPsycho analytical theoryLearning theoryCognitive theory
  4. 4. BIOLOGICALASPECTS•Temperament•Life experience
  5. 5. CRITERIASMarks has defined four criteria for phobiaThe fear is out of proportion to the demands ofthe situationIt cannot be explained or reasoned awayIt is beyond voluntary controlThe fear leads to an avoidance of the fearedsituation
  6. 6. TERMS• Ailurophobia Cats•• Algophobia Pain•• Anthophobia Flowers
  7. 7. Anthropophobia PeopleAquaphobia WaterArachnophobia SpidersAstraphobia Lightning
  8. 8. • Belonephobia Needles• Brontophobia Thunder•• Claustrophobia Closed spaces• Cynophobia Dogs
  9. 9. Dementophobia InsanityEquinophobia HorsesGamophobia MarriageHerpetophobia Lizards, reptilesHomophobia Homosexuality
  10. 10. Murophobia MiceMysophobia Dirt, germs, contaminationNumerophobia NumbersNyctophobia Darkness
  11. 11. Ochophobia Riding in a carOphidiophobia SnakesPyrophobia FireScoleciphobia Worms
  12. 12. Siderodromophobia Railroads ortrain travelTaphophobia Beingburied aliveThanatophobia Death
  13. 13. • Trichophobia Hair• Xenophobia Strangers• Zoophobia Animals
  14. 14. MANAGEMENT Cognitive Supportive therapy Individual psychotherapy
  15. 15. Behavioral therapyosystemic desensitizationoimplosion therapy(flooding)Regroup/family therapy
  16. 16. PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENTAnxioliticsAntidepressantsAntihypertensive agents

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