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 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
-**Specific Phobia** is a disorder characterized by intense fear or anxiety in the presence of a particular situation or object (phobic stimulus), including ​animals, environments,​ medical procedures, ​or situations. Many individuals fear objects or situations from more than one categoryor phobic stimulus.+**Specific Phobia** is a disorder characterized by intense fear or anxiety in the presence of a particular situation or object (phobic stimulus). The four major types are: animals, environments,​ medical procedures, ​and situations ​(e.g. - elevators, planes, enclosed spaces). Many individuals fear objects or situations from more than one category or phobic stimulus.
  
 ==== Epidemiology ==== ==== Epidemiology ====