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Phobic Disorders

"Phobic Disorders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Anxiety disorders in which the essential feature is persistent and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that the individual feels compelled to avoid. The individual recognizes the fear as excessive or unreasonable.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Phobic Disorders" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Phobic Disorders" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 236 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.