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phobic disorders (phobias)

 atype of anxiety disorder, of a persistent and irrational fearof an object or situation that is often unreasonable and unfounded in proportion to the threat,and which may interfere with an individuals function in daily life.

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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.