What is a Phobia?
A Phobia is defined as an "extreme or irrational fear or aversion of something.
19 Million people are affected by Phobias. They comprise 8.7 % of anxiety related disorders.
Persons having a Phobia are affected by having such and extreme fear or aversion of something that it begins to affect their everyday life.
One can begin to tell if they have a phobia if their specific fear of something begins to alter their daily life.
Treatments for Phobias include counseling and in more extreme cases medication.
Therapy and support groups are available to aid those with phobias.