Phobias & Fears

Everyone has normal fears and dislikes. Someone may dislike public bathrooms, but they will use them in a pinch if they have to. Phobias are irrational fears that impede daily life. Someone suffering from a phobia of public bathrooms may choose to stay home all the time rather than risk having to use one. Phobias can be caused by a traumatic event or develop from childhood fears. Common phobias include agoraphobia, fear of public spaces; arachnophobia, fear of spiders; claustrophobia, fear of enclosed spaces; and many others. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments of phobias including some more uncommon phobias you may not have heard of.

Germ Phobia Treatment: A Look at the Most Effective Therapies

Are you a mysophobic? You may be more familiar with the term ‘germaphobe.’ Whatever the word, if the fear of germs has you washing your hands repeatedly and avoiding people and objects, read this article. Learn about effective germ phobia treatments and stop allowing this fear to control your life.

Phobia of People – Tips on How to Conquer Your Fear

Social phobia is a condition that causes overwhelming anxiety and fear, especially the fear of being judged by others. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer endlessly. There are treatments that can help you conquer your phobia of people allowing you to enjoy social settings.

What are the Most Common Phobias?

Common phobias such as a fear of the dark are typically outgrown by adulthood. However, there are some people who go through their entire life with a phobia. Read on to find out more about some common phobias.

Kymophobia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Kymophobia creates an intense, enduring, and irrational fear in people. Like all specific phobias, an external trigger brings about the anxiety and dread that can manifest both physically and mentally. So let’s take a close look at the nature, causes, and treatments to better understand it.

What is Megalophobia

Having an irrational fear, especially of an inanimate object is called a phobia. For every “thing” there is generally a phobia for it. Megalophobia is just one of the hundreds of phobias that many people suffer from. Learn what this fear is, they symptoms of megalophobia, and what causes it.