Psychology Of Fear And Panic

What is Agoraphobia? – The Psych Talk

Agoraphobia is a very complex phobia usually manifesting itself as a collection of inter-linked conditions. For example many agoraphobics also fear being left alone (monophobia), dislike being in any situation where they feel trapped (exhibiting claustrophobia type tendencies) and fear travelling away from their ‘safe’ place, usually the home. Signs and Symptoms: Typical agoraphobia symptoms…
— Read on thepsychtalk.com/2019/03/03/what-is-agoraphobia/

Psychology Of Fear And Panic

What is Panic Disorder? – The Psych Talk

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by reoccurring unexpected panic attacks. Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something terrible is going to happen. The lifetime prevelance of panic disorder is about 2.5%. It usually begins during adolescence or…
— Read on thepsychtalk.com/2019/01/17/what-is-panic-disorder/

Psychology Of Fear And Panic

Let’s turn a page in the book of human Psychology: Subject is Fear (Ghost Town)

Let's think

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On my recent trip to Cyprus I uploaded a few pics of what the guide introduced as Ghost Town at the border of Turkish and Greek Cyprus. There has been a conflict between government of two parts and it was in 1974 that Turkey invaded and almost took half of the Cyprus. This was followed by some post war actions in which the inhabitants from Occupied side were moved out of their homes and one border town within Nicosia that comprised of nearly 4000 buildings remained in a high tension area and as there were armed clashes between two sides therefore the whole town remained uninhabitable for various reasons. It was however on 12th July 2014 that the journalist Nick Enoch used the word Ghost Town for the first time for this area that became popular. The town has nothing to do with ghosts or supernatural.

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Psychology Of Fear And Panic

Fear, Where Does It Come From?

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Let's think

We are born in this maze called universe. We spend our life try to find out way forward on this gradually unfolding and unrevealing mystery, a riddle that remains unsolved till the end. We are given little information and we gather a little more on our way to exit. The entrance or exit is predetermined and we can’t choose to alter or change both. There are some revelations that we acquire about this maze and there are some about our own selves. For example in the maze the Earth pulls us down, someone named this force as gravity. No matter where you hold a compass or a magnet on surface of this maze it places itself precisely between two poles. The maze has predetermined characteristic and we can’t change or alter them. We can however overcome them by some effort and making use of our intelligence.

Our inner self is…

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