Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12
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What Are Phobias? If Someone Had an Intense Fear of Snakes, Could this Simple Phobia Be a Result of Faulty Learning? Analyse How this Phobia Could Have Developed. - Psychology

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What are phobias? If someone had an intense fear of snakes, could this simple phobia be a result of faulty learning? Analyse how this phobia could have developed.

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Phobias are irrational fears related to specific objects, interactions with others, and unfamiliar situations. If someone had an intense fear of snakes, this simple phobia cannot be a result of faulty learning. It is a specific phobia which is most common. This group includes irrational fears such as intense fear of a certain type of animal, or of being in an enclosed space. This phobia often develop gradually or begin with a generalised anxiety disorders.

Concept: Major Psychological Disorders
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NCERT Class 12 Psychology Textbook
Chapter 4 Psychological Disorders
Exercise | Q 10 | Page 87
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