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Claustrophobia is an example of what?

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asked Nov 1, 2015 in Phobias by anonymous

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Claustrophobia, which is an extreme fear of closed or confined spaces, is an example of a type of anxiety disorder called specific phobia. Specific phobia is an anxiety disorder where you have an extreme fear of an object or situation. So with claustrophobia, it is a specific phobia where you have an extreme fear of a situation, which is the situation where you are in closed or confined spaces.

answered Nov 17, 2015 by drcarlo (294,430 points)
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