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What are Phobias?

There are over 200 phobias, most with names that are difficult to pronounce.  But at their core, phobias are essentially situational anxiety. A person feels anxious in response to

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What is Hypochondriasis?

Preoccupation with fears of having a serious disease, being obsessed with one’s body, constantly looking for signs of something wrong with one’s health and misinterpreting those signs, are the essential features of hypochondriasis. People with hypochondriasis can fear a brain tumor when they have a headache; skin cancer when they see skin discoloration, and a […]

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