21.Generalized anxiety disorder involves a continuing sense of doom and worry.
22.Genes may be implicated in dysfunction in the amygdala, the core structure for the acquisition of fear.
23.By definition, panic attacks occur within one week of the actual frightening experience.
24.Although panic attacks seem to occur out of nowhere, they in fact usually occur in the aftermath of stress, prolonged emotion, specific worries, or frightening experiences.
25.A phobia is an exaggerated, unrealistic fear of a specific situation, object, or activity.
26.Idiosyncratic phobias, such as triskaidekaphobia (the fear of the number 13), may reflect cultural traditions.
27.Social phobia is the fear of situations in which the person will be observed by others.
28.The most disabling fear disorder is the panic attack.
29.In ancient Greece, the agora was the area outside of town where the population was sparse and the main occupation was agriculture.
30.Agoraphobia is the fear of having a panic attack in a public place that offers no escape.