Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition: DSM-IV-TR®
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Subtypes The following subtypes may be specified to indicate the focus of fear or
avoidance in Specific Phobia ( e . g . , Specific Phobia , Animal Type ) . Animal
Type . This subtype should be specified if the fear is cued by animals or insects .
Prevalence Although phobias are common in the general population , they rarely
result in sufficient impairment or distress to warrant a diagnosis of Specific
Phobia . The reported prevalence may vary depending on the threshold used to ...
order are usually comfortable in social settings in their own home , whereas
those with Social Phobia display signs of discomfort even when feared social
situations occur at home . Although fear of embarrassment or humiliation may be
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Disorders Usually First Diagnosed
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