phobic reaction

phobic reaction

See phobia.
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The common psychological effect is chronic phobic reaction, which may extend to adolescence and beyond,' adds Dr.
When done correctly, desensitization and counterconditioning can help ease a dog's fearful or phobic reaction to noise.
When he finally observed his own phobic reaction, he was able to interrupt himself with a rubber-band snap and recall a past successful call.
A person can have a phobic reaction to anything, and as a result there are some very colourful and interesting phobic conditions, including nephophobia (fear of clouds), aulophobia (fear of flutes), to name a few.
She says she also developed "a phobic reaction towards the police" and thought of suicide.
While this is odd enough, since she has never had a fear of the water, she also begins to have nightmares and odd memories about drowning and an increasingly un-explainable phobic reaction to the water.
This is not to deny that Warhol may have had phobic responses to AIDS; but Flatley implies something much more insidious - that not explicitly announcing the word "AIDS" is tantamount to having a phobic reaction to it.
She has an almost phobic reaction to the thought of being incarcerated.
She had post traumatic stress disorder and phobic reactions left her "paralysed with fear".
He concluded, "If someone with phobic reactions to spiders is seeking help from a psychologist, the therapy will be much more successful if it occurs in multiple different contexts rather than just in the psychologist's office.
The goal of this paper is to systematically and critically review evidence on the effectiveness of hypnotherapy for emesis, analgesia, and anxiolysis in acute pain, specifically in procedures with an emphasis on the period from 1999 to 2006, Further, it aims to provide a theoretical rationale for the use of hypnosis with cancer populations in the whole spectrum of illness/treatment trajectory in several clinical contexts, Finally, a treatment protocol for management of overt anxiety and phobic reactions in the radiotherapy suite is presented, with the intent of having such a protocol empirically validated in the future.
The treatment of anxiety and phobic reactions by systematic desensitization psychotherapy.