“We are in a phobic or panic state when the anxiety felt is excessive with relation to the real danger of a certain experience”

Phobias are mental and physical states caused by the fear that we have of a certain experience or exposure. We say that we are in a phobic or panic state when the anxiety felt is excessive with relation to the real danger that a particular experience or exposure represents.

Causes of Phobias

Phobias or unconscious fears are wrong mental processes that our mind develops based on a past traumatic experience.

Most frequent symptoms

Faced with the exposure, or by the mere thought of the phobic stimulus, often there is:

  • Extreme fear;
  • Symptoms of anxiety;
  • Incapacity to be in the presence of the aggressor stimulus;
  • Disgust, repulse;
  • Irrational need to escape.