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Common Phobias

Having a phobia about a particular thing that is feared, can turn the persons life upside down as just hearing the word or seeing a picture of the thing they fear, will create intense anxiety, and all rational reasoning goes out of the window.

The phobia grips you in such intense fear that you will do everything they can to avoid the situation that causes the phobia. They learn to live with it until it gets to intense & upsetting that they seek therapy & other treatments to help them overcome the Phobia.

Some phobias have an impressive sounding names, but there’s nothing impressive about the fear attached to them. Some common phobias are:

Acrophobia – Fear of Heights
Aerophobia – Fear of Flying
Agoraphobia – Fear of going outside or public places
Aphenphosmphobia – Fear of being touched
Arachnophobia – Fear of Spiders
Astraphobia – Fear of Thunder & Lightening
Bacteriophobia – Fear of Bacteria & Germs
Claustrophobia – Fear of confined spaces
Cynophobia – Fear of Dogs
Dentophobia – Fear of Dentists
Hemophobia – Fear of Blood
Hydrophobia – Fear of Water
Hyphocondria – Fear of Illness
Nyctophobia – Fear of the Dark
Trypanophobia – Fear of Needles & Injections