Some people who have not yet gotten the Covid vaccine are simply afraid of the needle. Bad childhood experience can keep people from receiving necessary medical treatments. A needle-phobic and a physician explain how parents should discuss injections with their children from a young age.
As much as 16 percent of the population suffers from trypophobia, which makes them uneasy at the sight of holes clustered together, as in a honeycomb. Two experts and a sufferer discuss this phobia, which can be remarkably debilitating.
Psychologists say there’s more anger in our society than ever. But they say that should be no surprise, since anger is often a reaction to uncertainty and fear. Two experts discuss the genesis of anger, how it serves a purpose, and how it can be controlled.
With the federal government’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, many of them are skipping going to the doctor or the emergency room for fear of deportation.
Anxiety is normal, but too much can be crippling. An author and anxiety sufferer discusses the nature of crippling anxiety and what people can do about it.
During the Halloween season, many people seek out frightening experiences. This controlled fear has a psychological and developmental purpose, as an expert explains.