A 25-year-old male asked:
Food phobia because i'm afraid to get allergy. food allergy test i took was negative towards everything. im afraid to get allergi, and die. anxiety?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Reassurance Trap: There's no reassuring you here. A phobia is an intense, irrational fear. An obsession is an intrusive thought. See anxiety expert 4 careful diagnosis. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) -particularly the behavioral component involving exposure to the fear(s) (usually gradual)- is considered the most effective treatment. A clinical psychologist who specializes in phobias, anxiety, ocd can help.
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