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That report, based on irrational fear, and perhaps some personal envy, triggered events which quickly spiraled out of control.
Meanwhile a phobia is a type of anxiety disorder - a strong, excessive, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger.
Well, unless you suffer from Technophobia, Self Study Apps has come up with a new way to conquer your irrational fears.
CPAs will find that irrational fear takes other, less obvious, forms as well.
It also outlined how sufferers of this disorder have an irrational fear that others are thinking bad thoughts about them.
The researchers also found no relationship between the degree of trauma in phobic twins and the risk of irrational fear in co-twins.
One social convention that never seems to disappear is an irrational fear of people different from you, especially if they come from the lower social orders; and with fear, there often comes the desire to remold.
Many women have an irrational fear of recurrence that makes them want to remove a cancerous breast completely, but this study again shows that either method can treat breast cancer.
Most significantly, an irrational fear of malpractice claims persists--despite rulings by the Supreme Court and other federal and state courts that competent adult patients have a right to refuse treatment and demand adequate pain relief either directly or through living wills.
Other types of phobia include simple phobias, the persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation, and social phobias, the irrational fear of humiliating or embarrassing oneself in public.
Porphyrophobia is the irrational fear of, or aversion to, which colour?
phobia Phobia means a persistent, irrational fear of a certain object or situation.