Phobia: A persistent fear of an object or situation in which the sufferer commits to great lengths in avoiding, typically disproportional to the actual danger posed, often being recognized as irrational.
There are more than 530 known phobias. Some believe we all have experienced at least one phobia in our lifetime. For those that are caught in a phobia the terror is very real, it becomes a blurring between what’s real and what’s not, a battle for survival. For the sufferer, they are left with being trapped in utter madness or to find a way out of The Phobic Effect.