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The LOD score was only 2 in a broader anxiety disorder sample of 62 Icelandic families with diagnoses including panic disorder, agoraphobia, simple phobia, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, and somatoform pain, which was highly comorbid with anxiety in the sample (Am.
Studies suggest that simple phobias are partly genetic while others may be due to cultural history.
2) According to this study, obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) started earlier and probably had a worse impact in men, "while women were more likely to present comorbid simple phobias, eating disorders in general and anorexia in particular, impulse control disorders in general, and compulsive buying and skin picking in particular".
In addition, negative peer pressure, deviant behaviors, school-related problems, drop out, depression, somatic symptoms, generalized anxiety, simple phobias, and drug and alcohol use have all been cited in the literature to significantly impact the Latino student population (Prieto et al.
Similarly, children exposed to alcohol prenatally were no more likely than controls to have simple phobias.