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(p. 27) How Do Phobias Develop? 

(p. 27) How Do Phobias Develop?
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(p. 27) How Do Phobias Develop?
Author(s):

Michelle G. Craske

, Martin M. Antony

, and David H. Barlow

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195189179.003.0003
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date: 21 September 2017

Chapter 3 explores how phobias develop and aims to educate clients about the nature of fears and phobias in general, three pathways in which specific fears can be acquired (traumatic conditioning, vicarious learning, informational transmission), factors of vulnerability, factors of persistence, and the concept of prepared fears.

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