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A Brief Note on Classification of Phobia

Gowthami Bainaboina *

Phobia is defined as a persistence avoidance behaviour secondary to irritational fear of a specific object, situatation, activity or thing that cause one to avoid it. Phobia is very common mental disorders and approximately 5-10% of people affected with phobia. Women’s tends to suffer more from phobia when compare to men. Phobias are often when response to treatment with behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies and to treat with specific pharmacotherapy .The word phobia is derived from the Greek phobos meaning extreme fear and flight. The ancient Greek god, phobia was believed to be able to reduce the enemies of the Greek to the state of object terror.