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Help? I have recently developed a fear of the dark. Help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Nyctophobia: Consider Cognitive Behavior, Exposure therapy or hypnosis.
Answered on Jun 22, 2014

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nyctohylophobia?: Please consider seeing a psychologist who is experienced in cognitive behavioral therapy to help overcome this phobia.

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