How to use Specific-phobias in a sentence
Found in one out of every 10 Americans, specific phobias seem to run in families and are roughly twice as likely to appear in women.
Children often have specific phobias that they outgrow over time, and they can learn specific fears from adults or other children around them, or even from television.
Medication can block the feelings of panic and, when combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy, can be quite effective in reducing specific phobias and agoraphobia.
Several drugs are used to treat specific phobias by controlling symptoms and helping to prevent panic attacks.
In adults, only about 20 percent of specific phobias go away without treatment, and agoraphobia gets worse with time if untreated.Advertisement
Therefore, specific phobias that persist into adolescence should receive professional treatment.
While most specific phobias appear in childhood and subsequently fade away, those that remain in adulthood often need to be treated.
Found in one out of every ten Americans, specific phobias seem to run in families and are roughly twice as likely to appear in women.