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Specific Phobia Basics

Children with a specific phobia have an excessive and uncontrollable fear of an object or situation that triggers so much anxiety it disrupts normal activities. This guide from Child Mind Institute takes a look at how to recognize specific phobias, how they are diagnosed and how they are treated. This information is also available in Spanish.

Related Topics

  • Diagnosis
  • Mental Health
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