About This Book
"Phobia" is a word that's thrown around a lot in everyday conversation, but it's often used incorrectly. A phobia is a strong, irrational fear of an object or a situation, one that often causes great anxiety. This sensitive and informative volume is a useful guide for readers who may be grappling with a phobia or who know someone who is. In the carefully researched explanations, they'll learn what may cause phobias, how they're diagnosed and treated, and the many people who can offer help and hope to those with phobias. This book is part of a series called Understanding Anxiety. Click here to see other books in the series.