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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.
Cognitive behavioural therapy benefits people with dental phobia

Cognitive behavioural therapy benefits people with dental phobia

Glide Technologies, Cilian collaborate to develop solid dose formulation of recombinant influenza vaccine

Glide Technologies, Cilian collaborate to develop solid dose formulation of recombinant influenza vaccine

Comorbid anxiety ‘a crucial target’ for treatment in bipolar disorder

Comorbid anxiety ‘a crucial target’ for treatment in bipolar disorder

Study: Watching cartoons can help reduce pain in children undergoing immunisation

Study: Watching cartoons can help reduce pain in children undergoing immunisation

Comorbid OCD not uncommon in bipolar disorder

Comorbid OCD not uncommon in bipolar disorder

Childhood affective features may guide adult psychiatric diagnosis

Childhood affective features may guide adult psychiatric diagnosis

Oxytocin hormone inhibits fear center in brain, shows study

Oxytocin hormone inhibits fear center in brain, shows study

‘Priming’ may improve schizophrenia patients’ social skills

‘Priming’ may improve schizophrenia patients’ social skills

Dentist educates patients about sedation dentistry

Dentist educates patients about sedation dentistry

Study shows link between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens

Study shows link between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens

Parkinson's disease drug could also help people with phobias or PTSD

Parkinson's disease drug could also help people with phobias or PTSD

PD MED trial: Levodopa drug better for long-term treatment of newly diagnosed PD

PD MED trial: Levodopa drug better for long-term treatment of newly diagnosed PD

Racial discrimination linked with increased risk of mental health problems in African-American youth

Racial discrimination linked with increased risk of mental health problems in African-American youth

Depression, anxiety common among bipolar disorder patients in primary care

Depression, anxiety common among bipolar disorder patients in primary care

Online program opens up more possibilities for children, adolescents affected by anxiety disorder

Online program opens up more possibilities for children, adolescents affected by anxiety disorder

Targeting symptoms, rather than disorders, might help reduce work impact of mental health issues

Targeting symptoms, rather than disorders, might help reduce work impact of mental health issues

Study finds discrepancies in prevalence estimates of mental disorders in middle-aged and older adults

Study finds discrepancies in prevalence estimates of mental disorders in middle-aged and older adults

Minnesota professor receives Hazelden's Dan Anderson Research Award for hybrid CBT study

Minnesota professor receives Hazelden's Dan Anderson Research Award for hybrid CBT study

Connectivity, size of brain can predict degree of anxiety in young children

Connectivity, size of brain can predict degree of anxiety in young children

FDA approves OTREXUP injection for adults with RA, children with active pJIA

FDA approves OTREXUP injection for adults with RA, children with active pJIA