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Facing fears

Facing your fears can - with time - reduce your anxiety. Try these tips to help you face your fears, including breathing exercises and setting goals.

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Fear of finding out

The fear of finding out affects men’s health every day. This page contains video material from healthdirect's marketing campaign 'Fear of Finding Out'.

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Social anxiety disorder

Social anxiety or phobia is a fear of social situations. People with social phobia can feel anxiety and fear even over everyday social outings.

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Phobias

Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Someone with PTSD experiences long-term fear, anxiety and memories of trauma that interfere with their ability to function.

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Anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines.

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Avoidant personality disorder

People with avoidant personality disorder appear shy and timid. They avoid people and situations because they fear negative judgement by others.

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Claustrophobia

People with claustrophobia feel anxious and panic in an enclosed space. The physical and mental symptoms can be overwhelming and can include heart palpitations, dizziness or a fear of losing control.

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Types of anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines. They have an unrealistic view of their bodies.

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Causes of anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines. They have an unrealistic view of their bodies.

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