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The uses of phobia

David Trotter

The uses of phobia

essays on literature and film

by David Trotter

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Motion pictures -- History and criticism,
  • Phobias in literature,
  • Phobias in motion pictures,
  • Psychic trauma in literature,
  • Psychic trauma in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid Trotter.
    SeriesCritical quarterly
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR830.P455 T76 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24099511M
    ISBN 109781444333848
    LC Control Number2010009591
    OCLC/WorldCa489007613

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    V. Starcevic, D.J. Castle, in Stress: Concepts, Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior, Specific Phobia. Specific phobia is a heterogeneous group of conditions that includes phobia of animals, blood-injection-injury phobia (i.e., phobia of the sight of blood, injured tissues, mutilation of the body, or needle penetrating the skin), situational phobia (i.e., phobia of driving or flying. Create. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business.

    Phobia: (Etymonline): "irrational fear, horror, aversion," , perhaps on model of similar use in French, abstracted from compounds in -phobia, from Greek -phobia, from phobos "fear, panic fear, terror, outward show of fear; object of fear or terror," originally "flight" (still the only sense in Homer), but it became the common word for "fear" via the notion of "panic, fright". The two terms were used regularly until , when the American Psychiatric Association released a precise listing of known mental disorders excluding the two broad categories of "mild" and "serious" mental disorders. Neurosis, according to Sigmund Freud, arose from inner conflicts and could lead to anxiety. In his formulation, the causal.


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