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Anxiety - Most generally, a vague, unpleasant emotional state with qualities of apprehension, dread, distress and uneasiness.


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Phobias - General    -    PsychNet-UK - List of Phobias most encountered in a Clinical Setting
Arachnophobia: Fear Of Spiders - Techniques For Relief - Arachnophobia: Fear of Spiders. Arachnophobia is defined as an inordinate fear of spiders.  3/5
Beyond Fear Self-help : Dental Phobia - Dental fear, anxiety or phobia can control your life; discussion boards, chat; a virtual support group that aims to help you get yourself to the point where you are able to seek any professional help that you may need to get over your phobia.  3/5
Common Phobia Treatments: Pitfalls Of Common Phobia Treatments. - 3/5
Delusional Parasitosis - Is a mistaken belief that one is being infested by parasites such as mites, lice, fleas, spiders, worms, bacteria, or other organisms. (If of interest, please read from the sufferer's view.) This site has been created in an attempt to centralize accurate information on this misunderstood and increasingly common syndrome. 3/5
Dental Fear Central - Your Hub for Dental Phobia Information - Dental fear and phobia information, advice, tips, and links. The site's content is grounded in the subjective experiences of dental phobia sufferers. 3/5
Insecta Inspecta World - Arachnophobia  3/5
IPA (International Paruresis Association) website. - This site is provided as a resource for people who find it difficult or impossible to urinate in the presence of others, either in their own home or in public facilities. Also, for people who have difficulty under the stress of time pressure, when being observed, when others are close by and might hear them, or when traveling on moving vehicles. 3/5
National Phobics Society - UK -  Information Centre - Quick Guide The NPS guide to Anxiety Disorders Simple or Specific Phobias A phobia is an irrational fear of an object/situation etc. that would not normally trouble most people.  4/5
  Needle Phobia - Is a defined as a medical condition that affects more than 10 percent of the population to an extent that it causes them to avoid needed medical care. 3/5

PanPhobia.Com - Scotophobia (darkness). selaphobia (light flashes). thalassophobia (the sea). thermophobia (heat). tonitrophobia (thunder). Extensive an comprehensive list. icluding Achluophobia: Fear of darkness. You will find it here. 4/5
Phobia - Ivan Ward -Charles and Alfred: Theories / explanations of phobia. 3/5
Phobias UK Phobia Resource - Site offering help for phobics. The aim is to demystify phobias and offer advice on potential treatments.  3/5
Specific Phobia - An Internet Mental Health Information Sheet.  4/5
Spiders Arachnophobia - Lots of information. 3/5  Student
Systematic Desensitization - One method that has been consistently proven to be effective in the treatment of anxiety and phobias is systematic desensitization. 3/5
Systematic Desensitization for Agoraphobia. - Article with links. 3/5
Recommended Books:
Phobias
Phobic Attacks
Insect Phobias
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook (Anxiety & Phobia Workbook) (Paperback) - by Edmund J. Bourne (Author)

Phobia Free: Medical Breakthrough Linking 90 Per Cent of All Phobias and Panic Attacks to a Hidden Physical Problem (Paperback)
by Harold N. Levinson (Author), Steven Carter (Author)

Overcoming Animal and Insect Phobias: How to Conquer Fear of Dogs, Snakes, Rodents, Bees, Spiders and More (Paperback)
by Randi McCabe (Author), Martin M. Antony (Author)

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