A phobia is a persistent irrational fear about a situation or object. Just thinking about a phobia can cause anxiety. The fear and anxiety usually results in a panic attack. A mental health professional can conduct an evaluation in a face to face interview and can diagnose a phobia.
We have talked a lot on our mental health sites about relationship issues. Eileen Bailey, our community leader here on AnxietyConnection and ADHD Central has written a not to be missed five part series on how ADHD affects relationships. On MyDepressionConnection I have written on how depression affects relationships. And here on…