Monthly Archives: October 2016

Can phobias lead to addiction and substance abuse?

[caption id="attachment_2697" align="alignleft" width="198"] Phobias and Addiction[/caption] While some experts believe that phobias and anxiety are two very different disorders there are many who believe they have a direct link. Phobias can lead to anxiety but anxiety can also lead to phobias if you ask many sufferers. However, one issue which is often discussed is…
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Coulrophobia, a fear of clowns

A fear of clowns, or to give it the correct name Coulrophobia, is something very much in the news at the moment with newspaper reports of people dressing up as clowns to scare others. To many people this may seem like good wholehearted fun but when you bear in mind that a fear of clowns…
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