PHOBIC ANXIETY

anxiety which centers upon or is directed toward items or scenarios which symbolize the authentic fear but posit minimal if any authentic risk or threat themselves.

PHOBIC ANXIETY: "Phobic anxiety, while seemingly irrational to others, is quite serious and distressing for the afflicted person."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHOBIC ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phobic-anxiety/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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