"This feeling will pass, the fear is real but the danger is not"
Unreasonable, excessive fear : The person exhibits excessive or unreasonable, persistent and intense fear triggered by a specific object or situation.
Immediate anxiety response: The fear reaction must be out of proportion to the actual danger and appears almost instantaneously when presented with the object or situation.
Avoidance or extreme distress: The individual goes out of their way to avoid the object or situation, or endures it with extreme distress.
Life-limiting : The phobia significantly impacts the individual’s school, work, or personal life.