Phobia, Specific

Known as: simple phobia, phobias simple, phobias specific 
An anxiety disorder characterized by an intense, irrational fear cued by the presence or anticipation of a specific object or situation. Exposure to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) is an increasingly common treatment for anxiety and specific phobias. Lacking is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE The study of human anxiety disorders has benefited greatly from functional neuroimaging approaches. Individual studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Little is known about the effects of successful psychotherapy on brain function in subjects with anxiety disorders. The present… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association, 1994) groups… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE A large and well-characterized sample of individuals with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa from the Price… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND This longitudinal community study assessed the prevalence and development of psychiatric disorders from age 9 through… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The development and validation of the Social Phobia Scale (SPS) and the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS) two companion… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Point prevalence of specific fears and phobias was determined in 704 respondents of 1000 randomly selected adults aged 18-70 yr… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
In 2163 personally interviewed female twins from a population-based registry, the pattern of age at onset and comorbidity of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A rapid and effective treatment for specific phobias, in which the treatment is done in one single session, is described in… (More)
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