Several biologic theories are postulated for the pathogenesis of phobic disorders, most focusing on the dysregulation of endogenous biogenic amines. Sympathetic nervous system activation is common in phobic disorders, resulting in elevations in heart rate and blood pressure, as well as symptoms such as tremor, palpitations, sweating, dyspnea, dizziness, and paresthesias.
Medications- Beta blockers, Antidepressants, Sedatives. Psychotherapy- Desensitization or exposure therapy, Cognitive behavioral therapy.
Stanford research helps people with social phobia face their fears.
68% of people are suffering from phobia.