Most Common Phobias

Posted by Shazy on Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Most Common Phobias

Most Common Phobias

They’re called “irrational” fears, but somewhere there’s a good reason. Maybe you have had a fear that you haven’t been able to pinpoint. Find out the symptoms and how to treat your phobias now.
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Social Phobia


They don’t call them creepy crawlies for nothing. This doctor found animal phobias to be among the most frequent fears in children.

Social phobia

The Mayo Clinic saysit's normal to feel nervous in some social situations. But sometimes those fears can be heightened.


The fact that this word comes from the Greek word for “marketplace” clues you in to the kind of fear it is.


This word evolved from the Latin word for “cloister,” which means this.


Most people who suffer with Acrophobia often experience vertigo.


Other names for this condition. See images of the feared storms.


The horror film genre would not have been the same without this fear lurking in the hearts of millions. Not to be confused with thanatophobia.


Nyctophobia is common in small children, but if it persists, it could be the sign of a medical condition. Here’s something that may help those who suffer with this condition.


Part of a larger fear, there are a lot of people wary of these creatures.