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A 20-year-old male asked:

Sir how to over come fear?

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Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology 32 years experience
Face it: Feel your fear and face it .Most neurotic fears can be overcome with cognitive behavioral therapy. This involves understanding and confronting your fears in a way that helps you overcome thematically.
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 42 years experience
sometimes cognitive therapy does not work an oral medication is necessary.
May 4, 2014
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Climb Ur Fear Ladder: As eleanor roosevelt said, "you gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." <> so.... Build your fear ladder. Then climb it one rung at a time! <> here's how: http://bit.Ly/zvf8lc.
Dr. Michael Simpson
Clinical Psychology 25 years experience
Interpretation: Your interpretation of the situation your are in as well as the symptoms you are feeling can lead to a fear. Breathing changes are also a factor. Working with a cognitive behavioral therapist can help. You will need to approach your fear in small steps in order to over come it.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable.

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