Arachnophobia – The fear of spiders.
It affects women four times more (48% women and 12% men).
Ophidiophobia – The fear of snakes.
Phobics avoid certain cities because they have more snakes.
Acrophobia – The fear of heights. 5%
of the general population suffer from this phobia.
Agoraphobia – The fear of open or
crowded spaces. People with this fear often won’t leave home.
Cynophobia – The fear of dogs. This
includes everything from small Poodles to large Great Danes.
Claustrophobia – The fear of small
spaces like elevators, small rooms and other enclosed spaces.
Aerophobia – The fear of flying. Millions
around the world share a fear of flying.
Thanatophobia – The fear of death.
Even talking about death can be hard.
Glossophobia – The fear of public
speaking. Not being able to do speeches.
Monophobia – The fear of being alone.
Even while eating and/or sleeping.
Atychiphobia – The fear of failure. It
is the single greatest barrier to success.
Aphenphosmphobia – The fear of
intimacy. Fear of being touched and love.
Trypanophobia – The fear of Needles.
Aquaphobia – The fear of water. Being
afraid of water or being near water.
Hemophobia – The fear of blood. Even
the sight of blood can cause some people to faint.
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