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OfflineLearyfan
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Pill may help people overcome fears
    #2090871 - 11/11/03 12:18 AM (14 years, 12 days ago)

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NEW ORLEANS - Scientists say a pill may help people overcome their worst phobias. In a small study released Monday, a drug already on the market for tuberculosis helped people who were terrified of heights get over that fear with only two therapy sessions instead of the usual seven or eight.


If this drug worked, which fear would you attempt to overcome first?




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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: Learyfan]
    #2090950 - 11/11/03 01:09 AM (14 years, 12 days ago)

Fear of these muthafuckers:



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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: Learyfan]
    #2090982 - 11/11/03 01:26 AM (14 years, 12 days ago)

Believing I don't have such a significant unworkable problem as to justify therapy - I doubt I would be a candidate for this drug.  However, small unreasonable fears (if you can call them as such) that I'd like to conquer would include the initial sight of an 8 legged creature crawling within close proximity.  Here's one that crawled up right infront of me from under my desk, this shot shows the arachnoid skirting the base of my computer monitor :shocked:



Edit: Looks like someone beat me to it!  I suppose another 'fear' of mine might include the mild anxiety of being put on the spot by another in front of a large crowd.  Of course that all has to do with context, and in what manner of spot one is being put on :crazy:
 


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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: geokills]
    #2090987 - 11/11/03 01:29 AM (14 years, 12 days ago)

Man fuck spiders there so UGLY!! But yea I wouldn't want the help from a drug to over come my fears. I would feel better if I knew that I conquered it on my own.


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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: Osker246]
    #2091015 - 11/11/03 01:40 AM (14 years, 12 days ago)

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I would feel better if I knew that I conquered it on my own.





But what is "on your own"? No one can really do anything "on their own". If nothing else you're doing it with the help from the food that you've eaten.





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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: geokills]
    #2091073 - 11/11/03 02:10 AM (14 years, 12 days ago)

man look at the evil diabolical glow of your spider's eyes....-shudders-


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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: SkorpivoMusterion]
    #2091920 - 11/11/03 12:11 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

:shocked:

Ooooohhhh.... I HATE spiders...

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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: Learyfan]
    #2091931 - 11/11/03 12:15 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

Even the fear of gnomes inserting addictive substances into your behind while you sleep?



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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: RunDMT]
    #2092265 - 11/11/03 01:56 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

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Even the fear of gnomes inserting addictive substances into your behind while you sleep?

 




lol rundmt,that was no gnome :wink:
speaking of spider phobia my wife called me into the kitchen yesterday to say there was a spider in the sink,i nearly freaked, it was a funnelweb(deadliest in the world).downunder its not a phobia we have of spiders its a fucking dreaded,real,natural fear of the little bastards. 


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Re: Pill may help people overcome fears [Re: Learyfan]
    #2092422 - 11/11/03 02:39 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

my fear of taking pills  :lipsrsealed::pill2:  :lipsrsealed::pill: 


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    #2093783 - 11/11/03 08:56 PM (14 years, 12 days ago)

Ow. Damn little things are lurking in your shoes and stuff I reckon?


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