Irrational Childhood Fears

Understanding Childhood Fears And Anxieties

Having fears or anxieties about certain things can also be helpful because it makes kids behave in a safe way.Here's the introduction to understand the childhood fear and anxieties.

Phobia List

Phobias are the most common mental disorder in the world. While not comprehensive, this phobia list offers a glimpse of the many phobias that can have a serious impact on an individual's life.

Easing Your Toddler's Fears

It's normal for your toddler to be fearful. After all, anxiety is a natural condition that helps us cope with new experiences and protects us from danger.

Phobias And Fears: Symptoms

Phobias can be caused by genetic and environmental reasons. Children who have a close relative with an anxiety disorder are at risk for developing a phobia. Distressing events can bring on a phobia. Exposure to confined spaces, extreme temperature...

How To Help Kids Cope With Irrational Fears

One of the most helpless and frustrating moments as a parent is when our kids have irrational fears, and nothing we say seems to help them cope.

Dealing With Irrational Fears

Although phobias can be crippling, they're not obvious at all times. In fact, they may not surface until you confront a specific situation and discover you're incapable of overcoming your fear.

Overcoming The Fear

For most people, worrying is not pathological. And feeling anxious or fearful is a normal response to stressful or threatening situations. You need to be alert when taking an exam, meeting performance targets at work, negotiating difficult traffic...

Shyness - Irrational Fears

When it comes to fears, the fears we hold deep inside us, we need to distinguish between two types. We have the rational fears – the fears of real, possible consequences – the fears of genuine danger. A person with a fear of heights would never ju...

Animals - Irrational Fears

Animal phobia is a type of specific phobic disorder, called Zoophobia, in which an irrational fear of an animal causes an intense physical and emotional reaction. Unlike reasonable fear associated with real-life danger, the phobia creates an exces...

Loud Noises: Irrational Fears.

The fear of loud noises phobia is known by several different names: Ligyrophobia, Acousticophobia, Sonophobia or Phonophobia. No matter how prepared one is: the sudden burst of an alarm can leave one shocked and panic stricken.

Child Is Afraid Of Being Alone

Monophobia, or the fear of being alone, is a catch-all term for several discrete fears. Some people are afraid of being apart from a particular person. Some fear living alone or being in public alone. Still others are afraid of being alone at home...

Top Ten Relaxation Techniques For Children

From fear of the dark to coping with the pressures of school, peers and the SATs, every child experiences his or her own fears, anxieties and feelings of stress. Teach your children some of the most effective relaxation techniques to help them man...

Bedtime Fears: Irrational Fears.

It is important to understand your child's fears. Give your child a chance to tell you what makes him / her scared at bedtime. However, don't force your child to talk about the fear if he / she is not ready.

Bed-Wetting: What Causes Your Child To Wet The Bed?

Waking in the middle of the night to change your child's sheets after a bedwetting episode is practically a rite of passage for parents. And it's more common than you think.

Dealing With Fear

In order to overcome fears, individuals and groups must first come to terms with their own fears and understand just how destructive they can be. However, it is equally important to be aware of others' fears. Being aware of other people's fear all...

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Irrational Childhood Fears

Every child experiences irrational fears, when young. Here's how to overcome such fears.