DSM-IV, DSM-5, ICD-10: Anxiety, Phobias, OCD, Hysteria

Anxiety is a sinful behaviour choice condemned by Jesus: Matthew 6:25-34. Phobias are learned.



Anxiety, Phobia, OCD, Hysteria

F30-F39 Mood [affective] disorders

Anxiety demonstrates a lack of trust in God.

Phobias are learned behaviours that can be unlearned.


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International Classifications of Diseases

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

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1.        See our main page on Anxiety.

2.        See our main page on Phobia .

3.        "Somatoform conversion disorder" is what was historically called "Hysteria". See our main page on Hysteria.

4.        Anxiety is a sinful behaviour which the Bible specifically warns against. Jesus commanded us not to be anxious and to rejoice. Anxiety is a disobedient emotional choice in direct rebellion to Jesus Christ. We are to rely upon God for everything in all of life's situations, even if we are tortured for our faith and crucified upside down on a burning cross.

A.    Jesus Christ commanded us not to be anxious:

1.       "For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? "Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they? "And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life? "And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin, yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these. "But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You of little faith! "Do not worry then, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear for clothing?' "For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. "So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own." Matthew 6:25-34

2.       "But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me." But the Lord answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."" Luke 10:40-42


B.    Phobias are learned behaviours that can be unlearned:

"A nonmaterialist [ie. that man has a spirit distinct from his body] approach to the mind is not only philosophically defensible; it is critical to alleviating some psychiatric disorders. Obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobias, for example, may be more effectively alleviated if the mind recognizes and reorganizes destructive brain patterns. This is not to disparage the role of drugs, therapy, or other useful interventions, but ultimately the mind is the most effective agent of change for the brain." (The Spiritual Brain, Mario Beauregard Ph.D., Neuroscientist, 2007, p 126)


1.       Phobia comes from the Greek word for fear.

2.       We were not born fearing anything.

3.       We have learned every single fear we have.

4.       Fearing snakes and spiders is something we learned.

5.       Any phobia we have learned can be unlearned.

6.       Phobia is a behaviour choice not a disease.

7.       Phobias are hysteria. See main page on Hysteria.

8.       See our main page on Phobias.


C. Cases of depression and anxiety:

Depression in the DSM-5



Candy, Muffin, Abba, Potato, Egg, Deferred, River, Amnon

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Potato, River

Panic Disorder (PD)


Postpartum Depression (PPD)


Post-Traumatic/Stress disorder (PTSD)


Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)


Social Phobia (SP)




1.       See our main page on Anxiety

2.       See our main page on Phobia

3.       See our main page on Hysteria.

4.       Anxiety and phobia are behaviour choices not diseases.


DSM-IV, DSM-5, ICD-10: Anxiety and Phobias

F40-F48 Anxiety, dissociative, stress-related, somatoform and other nonpsychotic mental disorders

F40      Phobic anxiety disorders

F40.0   Agoraphobia

F40.1   Social phobias

F40.2   Specific (isolated) phobias

F40.8   Other phobic anxiety disorders

F40.9   Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified

F41      Other anxiety disorders (See our main page on Anxiety)

F41.0   Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]

F41.1   Generalized anxiety disorder

F41.2   Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder

F41.3   Other mixed anxiety disorders

F41.8   Other specified anxiety disorders

F41.9   Anxiety disorder, unspecified

F42      Obsessive-compulsive disorder (see our main page on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD)

F42.0   Predominantly obsessional thoughts or ruminations

F42.1   Predominantly compulsive acts [obsessional rituals]

F42.2   Mixed obsessional thoughts and acts

F42.8   Other obsessive-compulsive disorders

F42.9   Obsessive-compulsive disorder, unspecified

F43      Reaction to severe stress, and adjustment disorders

F43.0   Acute stress reaction

F43.1   Posttraumatic stress disorder

F43.2   Adjustment disorders

F43.8   Other reactions to severe stress

F43.9   Reaction to severe stress, unspecified

F44      Dissociative [conversion] disorders

F44.0   Dissociative amnesia

F44.1   Dissociative fugue

F44.2   Dissociative stupor

F44.3   Trance and possession disorders (MPD? Multiple Personality Disorder)

F44.4   Dissociative motor disorders

F44.5   Dissociative convulsions

F44.6   Dissociative anesthesia and sensory loss

F44.7   Mixed dissociative [conversion] disorders

F44.8   Other dissociative [conversion] disorders

F44.9   Dissociative [conversion] disorder, unspecified

F45      Somatoform disorders (See our main page on Hysteria)

F45.0   Somatization disorder

F45.1   Undifferentiated somatoform disorder

F45.2   Hypochondriacal disorder

F45.3   Somatoform autonomic dysfunction

F45.4   Persistent somatoform pain disorder

F45.8   Other somatoform disorders

F45.9   Somatoform disorder, unspecified

F48      Other neurotic disorders

F48.0   Neurasthenia

F48.1   Depersonalization-derealization syndrome

F48.8   Other specified neurotic disorders

F48.9   Neurotic disorder, unspecified



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