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an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations

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A diagnosis of specific phobia "choking phobia" along with comorbid moderate depressive episode was considered.
These included cases of GAD 5% (N=5), SAD 4% (N=4), Social Phobia 3% (N=3), Agoraphobia 3% (N=3), Panic Disorder 2% (N=2), OCD 2% (N=2) and Specific Phobia 1% (N=1).
Her presentation also is similar to that of a specific phobia, namely profound anxiety upon even the thought of solid food (phobic stimulus) and recognition that her fear is excessive.
In Denise's case, she has a severe case of Specific Phobia because it is significantly impacting her occupational and academic functioning.
The Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders-Revised--Parent/Child Versions (SCARED-R; Muris, Merckelbach, Schmidt, & Mayer, 1999) is a self-report questionnaire containing 69 items that assess symptoms of various anxiety disorders in children: separation anxiety disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, school phobia, specific phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and acute or posttraumatic stress disorder.
Thus, a specific phobia habitually generates much less disorganization than problems like social phobia or panic disorder (APA, 2000).
Craske, 2010: Specific phobia: A review of DSM-IV specific phobia and preliminary recommendations for DM-IV.
In contrast to other specific phobias such as fear of animals or heights, which elevate blood pressure and heart rate, BII phobia is associated with the vasovagal response which causes vasodilation, hypotension, and slowing of the heart (bradycardia) (Mednick & Claar, 2012).
A specific phobia is the fear of a particular object or situation.
If you have a specific phobia, you may experience the following symptoms around the phobic object or situation:
4) A frequently used self- report instrument to assess for specific phobia in youths is the Fear Survey Schedule for Children- Revised (FSSC-R).
The most common diagnoses were specific phobia, separation anxiety disorder, and ODD, and about 9% of the sample met criteria for two or more diagnoses.
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Actually, transphobia IS diagnosable in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) under Specific Phobia - the persistent, excessive fear of a situation or thing.
It is a kind of anxiety disorder including specific phobia (clinically significant anxiety provoked by exposure of a specific object or situation), social phobia (irrational fear of social situations) and agoraphobia (irrational fear of open places) (1).