Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003642
Title: A survey on phobia - An anxiety disorder
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: A fear is a sort of nervousness issue characterized by an industrious and exorbitant dread of an article or circumstance. The influenced individual may encounter a wide range of side effects. Fear can be partitioned into explicit fears such as social fear and agoraphobia. To understand a person’s fear to a particular object or situation and the consequences faced in daily life due to their phobia. It is a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional survey-based study was conducted among 50 South Indian population. A questionnaire was prepared about main reason and cause behind the phobia. This will be distributed through SurveyPlanet. The data were collected and analyzed with statistics. Results: From the result, it can be statistically analyzed that most of the people aged between 18 and 25 have the fear toward insects and most have no fear. From the statistics, the phobia affects their daily life by not wanting to face fear, so they keep away even from familiar places. The best treatment for phobia is that of confronting the fear to family and friends. Conclusions: We can conclude that phobia is an anxiety disorder that is experienced by every individual to any particular thing. However, from the statistics, fear can be easily overcome by sharing with family and friends than by medications.

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    Sneha Kannan, R. Gayatri Devi*, A. Jyothipriya

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    Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: R. Gayatri Devi, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Technical and Medical science, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai – 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India

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    Sneha Kannan, R. Gayatri Devi*, A. Jyothipriya

    Title:A survey on phobia - An anxiety disorder
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (June)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1154-1156)
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    Methodology:A cross-sectional survey-based study
    Research Materials: 50 South Indian population

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Anxiety Medication Nervousness Phobia

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