Phobia can be defined as Irrational, Excessive & Persistent fear of an Object or Situation.The fear is out of proportion to the actual threat. People tend to avoid those situations/objects or endure them with dread. It may be associated with severe anxiety, palpitation, tremulousness, fear of dying/losing control/going mad. It is not relieved by knowledge that other people do not consider those situations/objects as dangerous/threatening. Anticipatory anxiety may be evoked when situation arise of facing it.

Some Common Phobias are :

1.Claustrophobia : Fear of closed spaces

2.Agoraphobia : Fear of open space & crowd

3.Social Phobia: Fear of scrutiny by other people & avoidance of social gatherings

4.Acrophobia : Fear of heights

5.Aerophobia : Fear of flying

6.Arachnophobia: Fear of spiders

7.Hydrophobia: Fear of water

8.Cynophobia: Fear of dogs

9.Glossophobia : Fear of public speaking

10.Trypanophobia : Fear of needles


1.Medications : SSRI, SNRI, TCA, Benzodiazepines, ß blockers, low dose antipsychotics, Antihistamines

2.Psychosocial Therapy : Cognitive Therapy, Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Virtual Therapy, Supportive Psychotherapy, Insight-Oriented Psychotherapy

Sharda Psychiatric Clinic is giving services in the field of Psychiatry & Psychology. We provide treatment for all Mental Illnesses & Psychological problems including De-Addiction. We offer services to all age groups. Our Guiding principle is " Mental Health for all"