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What is the definition or description of: Fear of humiliation?

What is the definition or description of: Fear of humiliation?

Expecting criticism : A pervasive, intense sensitivity to actual and perceived put-downs, resulting in even more sensitivity. Usually accompanied by racing heart and jumbled thoughts, impairing social performance. A tendency to avoid threatening social encounters. ...Read more

Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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I stopped treatment because I fear that my dr and pysch hate me and think I am a bother. , I worry what they think and don't know why and want to die?

Depression: David you are very depressed you need to find a physician that you can trust as soon as possible and continue to take your medicine ...Read more

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What red flags should I be aware of if a therapist is not keen to continue treatment to prevent further embarrassment from disclosing fears ?

What red flags should I be aware of if a therapist is not keen to continue treatment to prevent further embarrassment from disclosing fears ?

Just ask: Therapists are used to tough questions. Just ask him or her if she is interested in continuing the therapeutic relationship, given how important this is to you. There's no red flag or any way to guess what they're thinking. It's not embarrassing to express how you feel and what you fear to a therapist, that's what they're there for. ...Read more

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I have to get a lot of treatment done at the dentist but have a very bad fear and can't afford twilight sleep...What can I do?

Dentistry: You may consider hospital dentistry under the national health plan. They may cover the anesthesia and all the work can be done at one time in hospital. There are dentist who specialize in hospital dentistry so check this option out. You may also want to see a therapist also under the national health plan if it is a benefit (i think it is) to get over the fear. ...Read more

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How is ERP carried out for treatment of OCD (fear of certain chemical)? Is there any reliable website available for reference?

If ERP is: referring to Exposure Response Prevention, this is a treatment for OCD wherein you are gently exposed to situations that may trigger OCD and the various rituals that folks use to ward of perceived danger (often vague or unknown dangers). The response or ritual is prevented with the help of a therapist and in time the behavior extinguishes, dies off. Don't know of a specific website. Peace. ...Read more

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Fear of crowds, claustrophobia at a concert treatment ideas?

Fear of crowds, claustrophobia at a concert treatment ideas?

Agoraphobia: Agoraphobia is a fear of public spaces. Included but are not limited to, wide-open spaces, and uncontrollable social situations such as may be met in shopping malls, airports, and rock concerts. Exposure treatment, systematic desensitization, cognitive restructuring and relaxation techniques are often useful to stop or prevent the anxiety and panic associated with agoraphobia. ...Read more

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Fear of crowds, claustrophobia at rock concert treatment ideas?

Hang back: Practically every rock concert has an area to chill out, away from the stage and the pushy concert-goers, but within earshot of the music. If you are not afraid of heights, try the last row of seats in the balcony, near an exit and usually pretty open. Avoid drinking or getting high, since a loss of control might precipitate anxiety. Chill out, enjoy the music and leave before/during the encore. ...Read more

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Hi.I have gross malocclusion.I want to undergo orthodontic treatment for improving my esthetics.I fear if my profile worsens?

Hi.I have gross malocclusion.I want to undergo orthodontic treatment for improving my esthetics.I fear if my profile worsens?

Profile ?: Most orthodontist take your profile into consideration when getting a treatment plan for you..I would not worry about worsening your profile ...Orthodontist specialist really know what do do and will only improve your smile and overall look. ...Read more

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Fear Of Humiliation (Definition)

A pervasive, intense sensitivity to actual and perceived put-downs, resulting in even more sensitivity. Usually accompanied by racing heart and jumbled thoughts, impairing social performance. A tendency to ...Read more