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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Health Sciences (Young Adult),
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Psychology,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Reference,
  • General,
  • Anxiety,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Fear,
  • Phobias

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9690923M
ISBN 100816064539
ISBN 109780816064533

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The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Explains the meaning of terms and concep /5(7). Covers different aspects of mental disorders. This work explains various aspects, from defining anxieties, fears, and phobias to specific types of phobias, and from causes and symptoms to treatments. It provides a historical overview of the subject, and an appendix includes a helpful directory of resources.   Buy The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties (Facts on File Library of Health & Living) Third by Ronald M. Doctor, Ada P. Kahn, Christine A. Adamec (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(12). Get this from a library! The encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties. [Ronald M Doctor; Ada P Kahn] -- Explains the meaning of terms and concepts related to specific phobias, forms of therapy, and medicines, and identifies key researchers.

  The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties, Third Edition covers all aspects of these mental disorders, from the mildest to the severest. More than 2, up-to-date entries explain all aspects of this topic, from defining anxieties, fears, and phobias to specific types of phobias, and from causes and symptoms to : $   The encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties by Ronald M. Doctor. Publication date Topics Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties by Ronald M. Doctor, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). Fears and Phobias reviews and synthesizes the different viewpoints of learning theory, psychoanalysis, ethology, and clinical psychiatry with regards to fears and phobias. The causes and treatment of phobias are examined, with due regard for .

The book is illustrated with examples of fear and defensive behavior in other living organisms. By drawing provocative analogies between animal and human behavior, it sheds new light on the origins of fears, phobias, and obsessive-compulsive problems, as well as on their treatment by drugs and psychological means. Main The encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties. The encyclopedia of phobias, fears, and anxieties Ronald M., Ph.D. Doctor, Ada P. Kahn, Christine A. Adamec. As a psychologist specializing in treating fears and phobias, I found this book really interesting. The author is highly acclaimed in psychological circles to do with anxiety. This book contains more than 2, entries on all aspects of phobias, fears, and anxieties. An estimated million adults in the United States have experienced some form of phobia, ranging from the common fear of large dogs to the unusual fear of gravity, fear of developing a fever, or fear of strange people/5(12). More than 50 percent of children experience normal phobias, which is the fear of a specific object, or more general worries, called anxieties, before they are 18 years old. For adults it may be helpful to distinguish between rational fears, such as fear of snakes or guns, which are survival mechanisms and serve to protect a person from danger.