What Kind of Phobia Do You Have?
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What Kind of Phobia Do You Have?

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The globe is changing every second of every day, with climate challenges and diseases cropping up like Adblock. It is changing at such a breakneck pace that no one can predict what will happen today, let alone tomorrow. As a result, numerous present concerns are causing people to become increasingly careful, to the point where even contemplating taking a step is dangerous.

People suffer from a variety of irrational anxieties, which are so named because they can be triggered by a memory or a scenario; nonetheless, these phobias can be overcome.

COMMON PHOBIAS:

  • Acrophobia: Fear of Heights.
  • Aerophobia: Fear of Flying.
  • Achluophobia: Fear of Darkness.
  • Bathmophobia: Fear of stairs or steep slopes.
  • Barophobia: Fear of Gravity.
  • Belonephobia: Fear of Pins and Needles.
  • Claustrophobia: Fear of Confined Spaces.
  • Coronaphobia: Fear of COVID-19.
  • Dystychiphobia: Fear of Accidents.
  • Hydrophobia: Fear of Water.
  • Hypochondria: Fear of Illness.
  • Noctiphobia: Fear of the Night.
  • Nyctophobia: Fear of the Dark.
  • Pathophobia: Fear of Disease.
  • Scolionophobia: Fear of School.
  • Technophobia: Fear of Technology.
  • Trypanophobia: Fear of Needles or Injections.

SENSING PHOBIAS:

  • Agoraphobia: Fear of situations from which escape would be difficult or embarrassing or places where there might be no help if a panic attack occurred.
  • Aphenphosmphobia: Fear of being touched.
  • Atelophobia: Fear of Imperfection.
  • Atychiphobia: Fear of Failure.
  • Autophobia: Fear of being alone.
  • Cacophobia: Fear of ugliness.
  • Catoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors.
  • Chronomentrophobia: Fear of clocks.
  • Gamophobia: Fear of marriage or commitment.
  • Glossophobia: Fear of speaking in public.
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia or Sesquipedalophobia: Fear of long words.
  • Necrophobia: Fear of Death or Dead things.
  • Obesophobia: Fear of gaining weight.
  • Philophobia: Fear of love.

NATURE PHOBIAS:

  • Astraphobia: Fear of Thunder and Lightning.
  • Lilapsophobia: Fear of Tornadoes and Hurricanes.
  • Ombrophobia: Fear of Rain.
  • Pyrophobia: Fear of Fire.
  • Tonitrophobia: Fear of Thunder.
  • Zeusophobia: Fear of god or gods.

PEOPLE PHOBIAS:

  • Agoraphobia: Fear of Public Spaces or Crowds.
  • Androphobia: Fear of Men.
  • Coronaphobia: Fear of Coronavirus.
  • Coulrophobia: Fear of Clowns.
  • Gynophobia: Fear of Women.
  • Lockiophobia: Fear of Childbirth.
  • Pedophobia: Fear of Children.
  • Venustraphobia: Fear of Beautiful Women.
  • Wiccaphobia: Fear of Witches and Witchcraft.
  • Xenophobia: Fear of Strangers or Foreigners.

ANIMAL PHOBIAS:

  • Ailurophobia: Fear of Cats.
  • Arachnophobia: Fear of Spiders.
  • Entomophobia: Fear of Insects.
  • Equinophobia: Fear of Horses.
  • Ophidiophobia: Fear of Snakes.
  • Ornithophobia: Fear of Birds.
  • Cynophobia: Fear of Dogs.
  • Verminophobia: Fear of Germs.
  • Zoophobia: Fear of Animals.

You will be surprised to know people have a fear of their fear, which is called phobophobia.

Remember, the way to the Dark side is paved with fear. Fear breeds rage, rage breeds hatred, and hatred breeds misery. While phobias can be incredibly distressing and difficult to overcome, therapy and medication can help. If you believe you have a phobia that is interfering with your life, consult your doctor for an assessment and treatment options.

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