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Detailing extreme and irrational fears by profiling people who suffer from them and then receive treatment.
March 12, 2006
The fear of driving and its impact on a Toronto woman is examined.
December 28, 2002
Topic: gephyrophobia (the fear of bridges).
December 23, 2002
Featured: bacillophobia, or the fear of germs. Included: an exposure therapy program.
December 22, 2002
A nursing student attempts to overcome trypanophobia (the fear of needles).
December 9, 2002
Featured: nyctophobia, or fear of the dark.
December 2, 2002
The fear of spiders is examined, focusing on a man seeking treatment for arachnophobia.
November 25, 2002
Featured: aviophobia, the fear of flying. Included: added anxiety caused by airport security measures.
November 18, 2002
Amaxohpbia, or the fear of driving vehicles, is examined. Included: a 38-year-old mother of two is treated.
November 11, 2002
Featured: acrophobia, or fear of heights. Included: a woman overcomes her fear by going 40 stories up on construction scaffolding, and by ascending the CN Tower in Toronto and looking 1122 feet down through the glass floor.
November 4, 2002
Topic: astraphobia, the fear of lightning.
October 21, 2002
Topic: musophobia, or fear of rats and mice.
October 14, 2002
A mother of three suffers from Coulrophobia, the fear of clowns. Her treatment includes a trip to the annual Clowns of America International convention.
October 7, 2002
A woman attempts to overcome her fear of enclosed spaces by spelunking and being locked in a chest.
September 30, 2002
Profiling a woman who suffers from ophidiophobia, the fear of snakes. Also: a trip through the reptile house of the Philadelphia Zoo.
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