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Phobic disorder

MedGen UID:
83881
Concept ID:
C0349231
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonyms: Disorder, Phobic; Disorders, Phobic; Neuroses, Phobic; Phobia; Phobias; Phobic Disorder; Phobic Disorders; Phobic Neuroses
SNOMED CT: Phobia (386808001); Phobic disorder (386810004); Abnormal fear (386808001); Phobic anxiety disorder (386810004)
 

Definition

An anxiety disorder characterized by an intense, irrational fear of an object, activity, or situation. The individual seeks to avoid the object, activity, or situation. In adults, the individual recognizes that the fear is excessive or unreasonable. [from NCI]

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

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Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2016 Feb;24(2):154-60. Epub 2015 Jun 26 doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.06.003. PMID: 26601725
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Diagnosis

Dufour M, Nguyen N, Bertrand K, Perreault M, Jutras-Aswad D, Morvannou A, Bruneau J, Berbiche D, Roy É
J Gambl Stud 2016 Sep;32(3):1039-53. doi: 10.1007/s10899-016-9594-x. PMID: 26983825
Cumming TB, Blomstrand C, Skoog I, Linden T
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2016 Feb;24(2):154-60. Epub 2015 Jun 26 doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.06.003. PMID: 26601725
Schadé A, Marquenie LA, van Balkom AJ, Koeter MW, de Beurs E, van den Brink W, van Dyck R
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2005 May;29(5):794-800. PMID: 15897725
Schadé A, Marquenie LA, Van Balkom AJ, Koeter MW, De Beurs E, Van Den Brink W, Van Dyck R
Alcohol Alcohol 2004 May-Jun;39(3):241-6. PMID: 15082462
Milne JM, Garrison CZ, Addy CL, McKeown RE, Jackson KL, Cuffe SP, Waller JL
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 1995 Sep;34(9):1202-11. doi: 10.1097/00004583-199509000-00018. PMID: 7559315

Therapy

Kok RN, van Straten A, Beekman A, Bosmans J, de Neef M, Cuijpers P
BMC Psychiatry 2012 Aug 31;12:131. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-12-131. PMID: 22937959Free PMC Article
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Schadé A, Marquenie LA, van Balkom AJ, Koeter MW, de Beurs E, van den Brink W, van Dyck R
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2005 May;29(5):794-800. PMID: 15897725
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Prognosis

Chakraborty A, McManus S, Brugha TS, Bebbington P, King M
Br J Psychiatry 2011 Feb;198(2):143-8. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.082271. PMID: 21282785
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J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2006 Jul;47(7):751-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2005.01560.x. PMID: 16790010
Marquenie LA, Schadé A, Van Balkom AJ, Koeter M, Frenken S, van den Brink W, van Dyck R
Alcohol Alcohol 2006 Mar-Apr;41(2):168-73. Epub 2005 Dec 13 doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agh252. PMID: 16352656
Milne JM, Garrison CZ, Addy CL, McKeown RE, Jackson KL, Cuffe SP, Waller JL
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 1995 Sep;34(9):1202-11. doi: 10.1097/00004583-199509000-00018. PMID: 7559315

Clinical prediction guides

Cumming TB, Blomstrand C, Skoog I, Linden T
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2016 Feb;24(2):154-60. Epub 2015 Jun 26 doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.06.003. PMID: 26601725
Chakraborty A, McManus S, Brugha TS, Bebbington P, King M
Br J Psychiatry 2011 Feb;198(2):143-8. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.082271. PMID: 21282785
Steinhausen HC, Wachter M, Laimböck K, Metzke CW
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2006 Jul;47(7):751-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2005.01560.x. PMID: 16790010
Schadé A, Marquenie LA, Van Balkom AJ, Koeter MW, De Beurs E, Van Den Brink W, Van Dyck R
Alcohol Alcohol 2004 May-Jun;39(3):241-6. PMID: 15082462
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Recent systematic reviews

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