Type: Response Essays
Sample donated: Donna Jimenez
Last updated: August 7, 2019
Speech- Phobias There are 530 documented cases of phobias in the world today, and there are more than 5 percent of Americans that have diagnosed phobias. *****What if I had a huge tarantula and stuck it on you’re for head and let its hairy legs crawl all over you or if I took you on an air plane so high the cars looked like little ants. Think about your worst fear and think about how it can affect you, can it make you run, pass out, or even collapse on the ground.
Phobias are very powerful things and affect people in the world every day.A phobia as some of you may know is n intense fear of something that in reality poses little or no actual danger. Phobias are not as rare in people as you might think. There are 6. 3 million Americans that have diagnosed phobias today. Phobias can be a big problem in people’s everyday life, but the real problem is trying to fgure out cures for all the 530 cases of phobias. Phobias affect people every day and can cause major trauma to the mind and your friends and family may have phobias that you don’t know about. Today I’m going to help you understand how people deal with phobias and cures for some phobias.
The Things I would like to help you understand about my speech are…
. People having phobias, Phobias verse fears, and finally cures for phobias. Dealing with phobias is very hard it can affect people’s Job, friendships, and family. The good thing about phobias is that they don’t actually cause anything physically harmful for the body. The bad thing about phobias it can take a major toll on your mind. Phobias can make people lose their Job, not be able to hang out with friends, and not being able to do much more things in every day life. fear vs.
It is normal and even helpful to experience fear in dangerous situations. Fear is an adaptive human response. It serves a protective purpose, activating the automatic “fight-or-flight” response.
With our bodies and minds alert and ready for action, we are able to respond quickly and protect ourselves. But with phobias the threat is greatly exaggerated or nonexistent. For example, it is only natural to be afraid of a snarling Doberman, but it is irrational to be terrified of a friendly poodle on a leash, as you might be if you have a dog phobia.The difference between normal fear and a phobia Normal fear Phobia Feeling anxious when flying through turbulence or taking off during a storm Not oing to your best friend’s island wedding because you’d have to fly there Experiencing butterflies when peering down from the top of a skyscraper or climbing a tall ladder Turning down a great Job because it’s on the 10th floor of the office building Signs and symptoms of phobias The symptoms of a phobia can range from mild feelings of apprehension and anxiety the greater your fear will be.Your fear will also be higher if getting away is difficult. ****Phobia treatment tip 1: Face your fears, one step at a time Phobia treatment tip 2: Learn relaxation techniques Phobia treatment tip 3: Challenge negative thoughts Phobias are among the most treatable mental health problems.
Depending on the severity of the condition and the type of phobia, most properly treated patients can go on to lead normal lives.According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, only about 10 percent of reported cases become life-long phobias. In fact, most people who seek treatment of phobias completely overcome their fears for life. The good news is that with a proper mindset in p ‘lace and the right tools to face life’s daily challenges, facing our anxiety phobias and fears can get much easier over time.