Local doctor to talk about phobias in school

Today (February 3, 2014) on the Midday news, Dr. Armand Schachter will talk about phobias in school. {}According to his talking points, a phobia "is an irrational fear of a non-threatening situation."Dr. Schachter will talk about social phobia which is the fear of being around others. {}He will also talk about the causes of this and offer tips to treat it. {}For example, he says sometimes medication is prescribed to diminish the experience of anxiety or they expose the person to the feared situation as treatment.You can catch him this morning at 11AM.