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A 49-year-old member asked:

What can cause someone, since they were a baby, to have an ingrained fear of other people that lasts into adulthood?

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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Fear: Depending on your childhood experiences it is not all that uncommon that fear of others would persist. Seek an experienced psychotherapist to help you overcome this life long fear. You need to uncover the causes and need help re-writing the story that causes the prolonged fear. Best wishes.

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Last updated May 29, 2016

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