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Title Insight: Phobias
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2013
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Description 1 streaming video file (52 min. 8 sec.) ; 315470888 bytes
Summary When Kristina Duke sees a bird, she bursts into tears and has a panic attack. Sometimes she cowers under the table. It's no laughing matter. Experts tell Insight that about 8 per cent of Australians suffer from a phobia of specific things like spiders, injections and vomit.Other people have social phobias, meaning they have acute anxiety about being criticised, embarrassed or humiliated, even in the most ordinary situations. It's much more than simply a fear or a dislike. Phobias can be debilitating. So when does a fear become a full-blown phobia? And what's the best way to treat them?
Event Broadcast 2013-11-05 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Fear.
Phobias -- Treatment.
Phobias in children.
Cognitive therapy.
Anxiety disorders.
Form Streaming video
Author Brockie, Jenny, host
Bredy, Tim, contributor
Crino, Rocco, contributor
Di Staso, Jacqueline, contributor
Di Staso, Lachlan, contributor
Duke, Kristina, contributor
Farrell, Lara, contributor
Farrugia, Melanie, contributor
Gorman, Janesse, contributor
Gorman, Kate, contributor
Gorman, Olivia, contributor
Jordan, Carmen, contributor
Malouff, John, contributor
Mihell, Taylah, contributor
Shipp, David, contributor
Tichelaar, Matt, contributor
Young, Gordon, contributor