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Approximately 20 million Americans (eight percent of the general population), every year, experience the fear and discomfort that comes with having a specific phobia — i.e. an intense fear in regards to a situation, or an object (animals, heights, driving, elevators, etc.).

If you or a loved one is a veteran, and experience symptoms of a specific phobia that negatively affects and even hampers/disrupts the rhythm of everyday life, talk to a physician or medical professional. The problem can be treated.

You can securely message a member of your health care team by going here.

To learn more about specific phobias, including a screening checklist, click here.