Episode 068- Fighting Phobias with Phantasms

Can you use horror as a treatment for phobias? 

Some psychologists think so.  In this episode I talk about some of the common phobias, and how horror movies might be a safe place to come to terms with some mild fears.  

If you have a phobia, chances are there’s a movie or book for you.  I talk about how I used horror to help me cope with my own phobias.

Also in this episode I read some listener mail and do the inaugural Hellbent for Horror episode movie review, with a rating system that will change your life.  Really.  Honest.  Life-changing.

I hope you enjoy the show!

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Movies Discussed:

Arachnophobia (1990)

Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)

Alien (1979)

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

The Descent (2005)

28 Days Later (2002)

Open Water (2003)

Citadel (2012)

Cabin Fever (2002)

Contagion (2011)

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Audition (1999)

Exorcist (1973)

The Entity (1982)

Paranormal Activity (2007)

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