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Phobic Disorders (Phobia) Summary

Description: Anxiety disorders in which the essential feature is persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that the individual feels compelled to avoid. The individual recognizes the fear as excessive or unreasonable.

Also Known As: Phobia; Phobias; Claustrophobia; Social Phobia; School Phobia Show All >>

Networked: 1169 relevant articles (152 outcomes, 224 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Phobic Disorders

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 15 outcomes 10 studies in 34 results : IBA
  2. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 13 outcomes 13 studies in 36 results : FDA 17 Generic
  3. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor) : 11 outcomes 8 studies in 31 results : IBA
  4. Benzodiazepines : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 42 results : IBA
  5. Moclobemide (Arima) : 9 outcomes 11 studies in 23 results : IBA
  6. Sertraline (Zoloft) : 8 outcomes 13 studies in 33 results : FDA 32 Generic
  7. Fluoxetine (Prozac) : 8 outcomes 9 studies in 34 results : FDA 51 Generic
  8. Fluvoxamine (Luvox) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 18 results : FDA 18 Generic
  9. Phenelzine (Nardil) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 20 results : FDA 1
  10. Citalopram (Escitalopram) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 18 results : FDA 4
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Diseases Related to Phobic Disorders

  1. Anxiety Disorders (Anxiety Disorder)
  2. Panic Disorder (Panic Attack)
  3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive)
  4. Separation Anxiety (Separation Anxiety Disorder)
  5. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
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Key Therapies for Phobic Disorders

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 8 outcomes 11 studies in 61 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 33 results
  3. Injections : 2 outcomes 1 study in 22 results
  4. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 23 results
  5. Sclerotherapy : 1 outcome in 3 results
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