Avoidance as a medical symptom has a variety of causes. Social avoidance is a behavioral symptom of various anxiety disorders and other psychological disorders. Physical avoidance of some stimulus or action also occurs in photophobia (avoiding light), noise intolerance, heat intolerance ...

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Non-psychological disorder causes of avoidant behaviors include:

  • Normal Variation (Eccentricity). Some people are eccentric or otherwise act in unsocial ...
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Types of symptoms related to psychological avoidant behaviors include:

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