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At what age does specific phobia usually start?

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asked Dec 16, 2015 in Phobias by anonymous

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Specific phobia starts at an average age of 9.7 years (Carandang, 2014). So the age of onset for specific phobia is usually in childhood.

Reference:

“Chapter 3 – Specific Phobia.” Anxiety Protocol. Carandang C. 2014. Healthy Mind Research Corporation.

answered Jan 5, 2016 by drcarlo (294,430 points)
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