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Perceptions of phobia & phobics

Beulah McNab

Perceptions of phobia & phobics

the quest for control

by Beulah McNab

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Published by Universiteit van Amsterdam in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phobias.,
  • Perception.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPerceptions of phobias and phobics.
    Statementdoor Beulah Ione Elizabeth MacNab.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/00956 (B)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 355 p. ;
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2255307M
    LC Control Number89133644
    OCLC/WorldCa22727475

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Perceptions of Phobia and Phobics connects perceptual theory to understanding phobia, relating it both to clinical experience and quantitative experimental results.

The book gives a general treatment of contemporary theories of perception on concepts of control, and discusses the question of information actually available to phobic patients and normal persons in situations that have been Format: Hardcover. Describes phobia and phobics within the framework of contemporary perceptual and psychodynamic theories.

The book suggests that the phobic has a distorted sense of environmental configuration and that the explanation of such distortions may be found in contemporary perceptual theories.

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What makes this revised edition of his guide better than others on /5(58). Avoidance behaviours practiced by phobics seem to provide some relief from fear and anxiety, however, theories around learning explain that continuous avoidance may actually strengthen the phobia.

Exposure therapy attempts to weaken this association and provide avenues for new learning about the object of ones [ grammar. ] fear. The individual with a flying phobia might vividly imagine the tail falling off the plane, or the pilot losing consciousness with no one to take over, or the oxygen running out in mid-flight.

Such fears defy rational thinking. Most phobics know that they are being excessive and unreasonable in their thoughts, but this knowledge is of no use to them. Phobic (The Forbidden Doors Book 1) - Kindle edition by Pearson, Cortney.

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The researchers found that phobia-related stimuli can alter the way that the brain processes vision (Osterath, ). This is significant because it helps to demonstrate what is occurring in the brain of someone with a phobia, which can further influence how treatment for their phobia is developed and applied.

phobia is defined as ‘a marked and persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations in wh ich the person is exposed to unfamiliar people or possible scrutiny by others’ (A. A phobia is an excessive or unreasonable fear of an object, place or situation.

Simple phobias are fears of specific things such as insects, infections, flying. Agoraphobia is a fear of being in places where one feels “trapped” or unable to get help, such as in crowds, on a bus, or standing in a queue.

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This article presents a four-stage design process that gives more attention to the conceptual and metaphoric aspects to be covered. Understanding phobias What is a phobia. A phobia is an extreme form of fear or anxiety triggered by a particular situation (such as going outside) or object (such as spiders), even when there is no danger.

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A greater understanding of the origins of social phobia is much needed. The research to date is limited by the relatively small number of studies that sample clinical populations of individuals.

Asthenophobia- Fear of fainting or weakness. Astraphobia or Astrapophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.(Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia) Astrophobia- Fear of stars or celestial Size: 31KB. Welcome to the Needle Phobia Page, and I hope you find the information here useful, and possibly even lifesaving (as many others have).

Needle phobia is a defined* medical condition that affects between 20 and 23 percent of the adult population to such an extent that it causes them to avoid needed medical care. Nearly all cases of what is called needle phobia go far beyond a simple fear of.

Problems Related to Social Phobia. Related Articles. John Hauser, M.D. John Hauser, M.D. is a retired psychiatrist who practiced in a European Union country for.

What turns up the wattage of a phobia the most is the strategy the phobics rely on to ease their discomfort: avoidance.

The harder phobics work to avoid the things they fear, the more the brain grows convinced that the threat is real. "The things you do to reduce anxiety just make it worse," says Barlow. "We have to strip those things away.". Bibliophobia is an unusual phobia of books. It can be broadly defined as the fear of books, but it also refers to a fear of reading or reading out loud or in public.

Many people have only a subset of this phobia, fearing textbooks or historical novels or children’s stories, rather than a fear of all books. Phobias are excessive, irrational fears that can be severe and debilitating.

With descriptions of the symptoms of specific phobias and other anxiety disorders, including panic disorder and social phobia, this book is a helpful resource. The text explains multiple theories about the cause of phobias.

It also explains what recent brain research has revealed about the neurobiological processes. Author(s): McNab,Beulah Title(s): Perceptions of phobia and phobics: the quest for control/ Beulah McNab.

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Please contact us for more details. Open 8am to 8pm on selected dates. What is Bibliophobia. Bibliophobia is the fear of books. People who have this fear usually cannot read, which sometimes is the cause of the fear. The origin of the word biblio is Greek (meaning book) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear).

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Normal fears for 7 to 16 year olds include school performance, natural disasters, illness and injury. However, when those fears become irrational, such as the child refusing to leave the house because of the fear, it may be considered a phobia.

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Individuals with social anxiety disorder fear negative Specialty: Psychiatry. Phobias, the most common type of anxiety disorder, involve specific situations which cause irrational anxiety attacks. For instance, an individual with agoraphobia (fear of open spaces) may be too anxious to leave their house.

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Common specific phobias include animals, insects, heights, thunder, driving, public transportation, flying, dental or medical procedures, and elevators. Although the person with a phobia realizes that the fear is irrational, even thinking about it can cause extreme anxiety.

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