A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no real danger.

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Causes of Phobias

Dr. Harry Croft, MD is a psychiatrist who shares his knowledge about phobias and their causes, based upon popular theories. (2:49 Minutes)

Treatment of Phobias

Dr. Harry Croft, MD, a psychiatrist, shares information on the treatment for phobias. (2:04 Minutes)

Phobias: Symptoms, Treatments & More

This short film shares a few of the common phobias, symptoms, and treatments. (1:55 Minutes)

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Generalized Anxiety Questionnaire (GAD-7)


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