News tagged with phobias

Stress hormone cortisol to help overcome phobias

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers are showing the potential benefit of using the stress hormone Cortisol in addition to exposure therapy to hel ...

Mar 29, 2011 report
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Fearless fish forget their phobias

Imagine if your fear of spiders, heights or flying could be cured with a simple injection. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, Behavioral and Brain Functions suggests that one day this could be a r ...

Mar 22, 2010
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