Do I suffer from a fear or phobia?
People with phobias experience anxiety-like symptoms when exposed to or in anticipation of their feared object or situation. Phobias cause tremendous stress and anxiety, from mild feelings of apprehension to a full-blown panic attack. The body’s physical reactions during phobia episodes are the same as if it were a real danger situation. People with phobias do everything they can to avoid their feared objects or situation, to the point that their everyday life is disrupted and it is inconvenient. People with phobias often have other anxiety disorders, so if you have a phobia, you are high risk for other problems like depression. Take this quick assessment to learn the symptoms of fears and phobias and help you determine if you have a phobia.