It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Phobias Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-31-2003, 11:12 PM   #1
Inactive
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: CT
Posts: 19
szuszi HB User
Post Phobias

I'd love to see a forum for phobias, distinct from panic disorder although sometimes the two co-mingle. I have a fear of flying and have been fighting with it for 25 years, going to groups and flying in between and taking meds or the train. It's a huge problem I think for many people. Any feedback?

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 03-04-2003, 04:57 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 505
GinaLee HB User
Post

Phobia's, in my opinion, cannot be compared to obsessive compulsive disorders. I have "social" phobia... it isnt a "compulsive" behaviour and not "obsessive" either. It's a fear/feeling of a very real nature. Obsessive/Compulsive is a "need" to "do" or an inability to "not do". I hope you will rethink your categorial lineup. Thank you.

------------------
Gina
__________________
Gina

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
My girlfriend has phobias/anxiety attacks. jt787 Phobias 1 04-24-2009 04:38 PM
What are your phobias? Is this OCD? sobs Phobias 37 07-25-2007 10:38 PM
Phobias? anonymouswreck Phobias 15 08-10-2006 02:38 PM
Panic Attacks due to Phobias, not Panic Disorder? GatsbyLuvr1920 Phobias 10 02-20-2006 04:30 AM
do your phobias shift? Punkdizzle Phobias 9 07-29-2005 02:24 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:29 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!