Epidemiology of specific phobia subtypes: findings from the Dresden Mental Health Study.

@article{Becker2007EpidemiologyOS,
  title={Epidemiology of specific phobia subtypes: findings from the Dresden Mental Health Study.},
  author={Eni S. Becker and Mike Rinck and Veneta T{\"u}rke and Petra Kause and Ren{\'e}e Goodwin and Simon Neumer and J{\"u}rgen Margraf},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          69-74
        }
}
This study determined the prevalence, age of onset, comorbidity, and impairment associated with specific phobia subtypes in the community. Data were drawn from the Dresden Mental Health Study (N=2064), a representative community-based sample of young women in Dresden, Germany. The lifetime prevalence of any specific phobia was 12.8%, with subtypes ranging in prevalence between 0.2% (vomiting, infections) and 5.0% (animals). There were significant differences in the mean age of onset of specific… CONTINUE READING
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