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What other disorder or conditions often go along with phobias?

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In brief: Anxiety

Phobias can be viewed as a type of anxiety.
Generazed anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety, and obssesive compulsive disorder may be conditions asociated with phobias. Sometimes, post traumatic stress disorder may lead to phobias. For example, if someone developed ptsd from breaking a leg in a fall from a cliff, they may develope a phobia of heights ( acrophobia. Treatment can help.

In brief: Anxiety

Phobias can be viewed as a type of anxiety.
Generazed anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety, and obssesive compulsive disorder may be conditions asociated with phobias. Sometimes, post traumatic stress disorder may lead to phobias. For example, if someone developed ptsd from breaking a leg in a fall from a cliff, they may develope a phobia of heights ( acrophobia. Treatment can help.
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