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Here are the resources we found for phobias for young people:
I’m Terrified of Vomit
Having a fear of vomit is surprisingly widespread. This message from Zumos gives you effective, gentle ways to understand and work with this fear. This message begins with a simple technique for alleviating anxiety that will enable you to listen in comfort.
Fears and anxiety are normal emotions, but when they become habitual or are attached to things that are clearly not dangerous, then they become irrational. Awareness, information and practical techniques are the way forward. This message from Zumos gives you those tools you need to overcome irrational fears.
I’m frightened of dying
A fear of death is common. Understanding why and what you can do to disarm this fear will help you to look forward to a brighter future and whenever that given time may be. You are living so you have many positive choices that you can make.
I hate heights
Many people don’t like heights, and being cautious about the risk of falling is reasonable, but if this fear is interfering with your life, you need to address it. This message from Zumos gives you understanding and the tools to move forward with this often debilitating phobia.
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A phobia is an overwhelming and debilitating fear of an object, place, situation, feeling or animal. Phobias are more pronounced than fears and develop when a person has an exaggerated or unrealistic sense of danger about a situation of object.
Phobias are characteristed by feelings of fear or anxiety triggered by particular situations or objects. These situations do not cause anxiety to everyone, although it is little help to sufferers in realising that other do not regard the situation as being dangerous or threatening.
So what is a phobia? A dislike of something? A terror of it? Can it still be a phobia if it’s something a bit random, like balloons? The Mix is here to give you all the answers about phobias. This webpage includes information such as; what is a phobia, types of phobia, how do you get help for a phobia, what phobia treatment involves, what you can do to help yourself and whether it’s possible to be cured of a phobia.
Phobias and Irrational Fears
Almost everyone has an irrational fear or two. For most people, these fears are minor but when fears become so severe that they cause tremendous anxiety and interfere with your normal life, they are called phobias. This webpage contains a lot of information about phobias and irrational fears.
It is normal to feel nervous in situations in which we could possibly come under the scrutiny of others, whether they are strangers or people we know. For example, having to deliver a speech at a wedding, present to a conference paper or host a seminar for work colleagues is likely to cause nervousness and anxiety before and during the performance.
Talking about Mental Health
This booklet from Together looks at different ways types of mental distress can be described. It shows that many mental health conditions are described in very different ways by different groups of people – such as doctors, people in other parts of the world, and those who experience them.