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Fear of the Dark by Robert Folzenlogen Posted Sat 02 Nov 2013 12:00am We humans, children of the Tropics, have an innate revulsion to the waning daylight of autumn, having learned early in our history that the sun is vital to our survival.  In addition, ill equipped to function in the dark, we found ourselves at the mercy of predators which had a distinct advantage during the cover of night. Though we have si ... Read on »
Fear of the Dark by Pandora Facebook Posted Tue 26 Oct 2010 8:09pm Paul has completely fucked with my head this week. I know fear. I know terror. I thought I understood hypervigilance before, but I see now that it was only a mild version thereof. I awoke from an odd but since-forgotten dream, itself perhaps unsettling but not especially frightening. But it was with abject horror that my woken self ... Read on »
Fear of dark keeps some adults awake at night by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 10 Jun 2012 8:39pm Nobody is afraid of the dark.  What people of all ages are afraid of is what they can not see. Whether it is from historical abuse, bad memories associated with something that took place in a darkened space or a heightened sense of anxiety the dark can be a pretty scary place.   Fear of [...] Read on »
Fear of Dark Keeps Some Adults Awake at Night by Medline Plus Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 9:00am Sleep researchers say phobia may call for alternative treatment Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Phobias , Sleep Disorders Read on »
Fear, anxiety or phobia? by David M. Posted Sat 16 Feb 2013 5:00am Is it fear, anxiety or have you developed a phobia?  The textbooks tell us there is a difference between Fear and Anxiety. The researchers use some specific criteria to differentiate the two. In our own lives, even without looking it up in the dictionary we know if we are anxious or in fear. Like so many other words, fear and anxiety ... Read on »
I Will Fear No More by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Nov 2013 1:12am the dark of the night in the valley of the shadows of this disease i will fear   nothing     though it surrounds me invisible relentless from every side   still   i will fear nothng       in the dark of the night though my body trembles and my heart shakes ... Read on »
Anxiety – fears and phobias can be treated by David M. Posted Sun 15 Jul 2012 10:13pm Are you afraid of spiders, snakes or public speaking? If you are afraid of a particular thing or situation and go to lengths to avoid that thing you may well have a Specific Phobia. Specific phobia involves the fear that a particular thing is going to harm you. This fear maybe irrationally strong even when you have never been harmed this w ... Read on »
Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries, and Phobias by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 May 2012 8:26pm Anxiety is the number one mental health problem facing young people today. Childhood should be a happy and carefree time, yet more and more children today are exhibiting symptoms of anxiety, from bedwetting and clinginess to frequent stomach aches, nightmares, and even refusing to go to school. Parents everywhere want to ... Read on »
Phobia Schmobia… The Fear of Death by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 6:20am Necrophobia.  Thanatophobia.  The fear of dying   I think everyone, at some point in their lives thinks about death and gets a little nervous, if not downright scared.   I remember living in Los Angeles in the 70′s and hearing about the Zodiac serial killer.  I was certain, when I’d go to sleep at night that it wasn’t far ... Read on »
Childhood Anxiety (Is it normal fear or something more?) by Katie G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 24 Aug 2009 10:50am I'm getting more and more calls from parents who are concerned about their child's anxiety, so I thought I'd post some general information on childhood anxiety. All humans experience anxiety, it serves as a means of protection and can often enhance our performance in stressful situations. Children who are able to experience the slight rush of ... Read on »