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Is there a cure for animal phobias?

Most individuals respond well to treatments, and can completely overcome their animal phobias. Individuals with specific phobias are treated through therapy, including exposure therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. Individuals may also be treated with medications, including beta blockers, antidepressants, and sedatives. With treatment, the prognosis is good for complete recovery.

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