Phobias are when fears become excessive and interrupt daily life. A new review shows one longer session of exposure is just as effective and more time-efficient than multiple shorter sessions.
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Many people with phobias are understandably reluctant to face their fears. But gradual exposure using virtual reality headsets can help with everything from a fear of spiders, heights or flying.
Exposure therapy, where people face their feared social situations, is one treatment that can be used to treat social anxiety. So how does it work?
Sexually abused adolescent girls with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience better health outcomes from prolonged…