Fear is an emotion that you feel when you believe you’re in a dangerous situation. On the other hand, a phobia is characterized by an irrational fear of a person, activity, animal, or object. Many people experience fears and phobias related to flying on an airplane, heights, snakes, or spiders.
If you’re dealing with either one of these issues and it negatively affects the quality of your life, it’s time to consider fear or phobia therapy.
Some of the most common signs and symptoms of fears and phobias include:
If you experience any of the above signs, you should consider fear or phobia therapy. Read tips about irrational thoughts, fear, and anxiety in this article from licensed therapist Alexandra Lambeth.
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