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Fears are a common part of an individual’s life. However, a phobia is more than a simple fear. It starts and develops into something massive when the affected person begins to organise their life around avoiding the feared object – be it an animal, insect, place, situation or just about anything.
Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic Whites born in the United States have a higher risk for developing psychiatric disorders

Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic Whites born in the United States have a higher risk for developing psychiatric disorders

D-cycloserine (DCS), used in concert with psychotherapy, is an effective treatment for some anxiety-related disorders

D-cycloserine (DCS), used in concert with psychotherapy, is an effective treatment for some anxiety-related disorders

Psychiatrically ill and nicotine-dependent individuals consume 70 percent of all cigarettes smoked in the United States

Psychiatrically ill and nicotine-dependent individuals consume 70 percent of all cigarettes smoked in the United States

17.6 million American adults (8.5 percent) meet standard diagnostic criteria for an alcohol use disorder

17.6 million American adults (8.5 percent) meet standard diagnostic criteria for an alcohol use disorder

Children with chronic fatigue syndrome who exercise recover faster than children who are encouraged to give way to their symptoms

Children with chronic fatigue syndrome who exercise recover faster than children who are encouraged to give way to their symptoms

Australian researchers to help people overcome their phobias

Australian researchers to help people overcome their phobias

Childhood conduct problems may predict depression among young adults

Childhood conduct problems may predict depression among young adults

Having an alcoholic stepfather increases risk of behavior problems in girls more than boys

Having an alcoholic stepfather increases risk of behavior problems in girls more than boys

Researchers helping people overcome their fears

Researchers helping people overcome their fears

Researchers helping people to overcome their fears

Researchers helping people to overcome their fears

Yohimbe Tree Bark Hold Promise for Revolutionizing Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Yohimbe Tree Bark Hold Promise for Revolutionizing Treatment of Anxiety Disorders