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A-Z Phobia (List of a-z phobia with meanings)


Phobia is to fear. This fear is intense, irrational, sometimes extreme, obsessive and creates lot of mockery in the society. The causes of many of the phobias are unknown. But is it the fear of unknown which is causing this to be blown up. Or it is something more complex. Let us find out by looking at the different types of phobias we have in the world.

The word is derived from the Greek phobos meaning extreme fear and flight. The ancient Greek god, Phobos, was believed to be able to reduce the enemies of the Greeks to a state of abject terror, making victory in battle more likely.

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Dental Phobia
Germ Phobia
Dog Phobia
Spider Phobia
Balloon Phobia
Anxiety Phobia
Math Phobia
School Phobia
Needle Phobia
Driving Phobia
Choking fear
How to Get rid of fear of dogs
Gynophobia
Glossophobia
Genophobia
Haphephobia
Heliophobia
Hemaphobia
Heterophobia
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
Hydrophobia
Hypnophobia
Russophobia
Scopophobia
Paraskavedekatriaphobia
Ichthyophobia
Judeophobia
Lachanophobia
Lygophobia
Mysophobia
Monophobia
Musophobia
Necrophobia
Neophobia
Nyctophobia
Ophidiophobia
Ornithophobia
Osmophobia
Pyrophobia
Papaphobia
Pathophobia
Pediophobia
Peladophobia
Pentheraphobia
Phalacrophobia
Phasmophobia
Philophobia
Phobophobia
Photophobia
Phonophobia
Pogonophobia
Polyphobia
Selachophobia
Sinophobia
Taphephobi
Technophobia
Thanatophobia
Theophobia
Tocophobia
Toxiphobia
Triskaidekaphobia
Trypanophobia
Xanthophobia
Xenophobia
Zemmiphobia
Zoophobia

Fear, aversion, or the strong aversion tested by people of any age or any gender is generally named like phobia. It is an intensive, most of the time an unexplainable concern and a fear in certain specific situations or compared to certain specific objects which at the end carries out to the action to avoid with this situation or object.

Phobias affects people of all the ages, all the long walks of the life, and in each place in woeld. The national institute of the mental health has disclosed that 5.1%-12.5% of Americans have phobias. Phobias forms the psychiatric disease commonest between the women of all the ages and is the second common disease between the men oldest of 25, according to NIMH statistic.

Causes of Phobia

The causes of the phobias are always a mystery and they must be still discovered like many of other aspects of mental phenomenon of health. It is not equal well included/understood. The psychologists who studied phobias proposed that they develop starting from an unpleasant experiment of childhood implying the object fears. The unpleasant situation is stored in the memory of the person, bringing on fear still when the memory is started. In certain cases, people feel the phobi like beginning a stressing event of life, such as the loss.

Types of phobias

  1. Specific or simple phobias - A person with a specific phobia is inappropriately anxious in the presence of one or more objects or sitations.
  2. Agoraphobia - Agoraphobic patients are anxious when they are away from home, in crouds, or in situations that they cannot leave easily.
  3. Social phobia - In this phobia, inappropriate anxiety is experienced in situations in which the person is observed and could be socially criticized.

Treatment for Phobias

Luckyly, phobias is very treatable. In fact, most of the people whom it looks for the treatment of phobias surpasses totally its fears for the life. The effective relevación can be won through therapy or of the medication of behavior. The treatment of phobias implies behavior therapy, the medication, and the advising. There are ancient treatment for phobias also which are illustrated in individuals.

Browse to the specific phobia from the list for the detailed description and treatment options.


Phobia of different kinds
Gynophobia
Glossophobia
Genophobia
Haphephobia
Heliophobia
Hemaphobia
Hexakosioihexe kontahexaphobia
Hippopotomonstro sesquippedaliophobia
Hydrophobia
Hypnophobia
Russophobia
Scopophobia
Paraskavedek atriaphobia
Ichthyophobia
Judeophobia
Lachanophobia
Lygophobia
Mysophobia
Monophobia
Musophobia
Necrophobia
Neophobia
Nyctophobia
Ophidiophobia
Ornithophobia
Osmophobia
Pyrophobia
Papaphobia
Pathophobia
Pediophobia
Peladophobia
Pentheraphobia
Phalacrophobia
Phasmophobia
Philophobia
Phobophobia
Photophobia
Phonophobia
Pogonophobia
Polyphobia
Selachophobia
Sinophobia
Taphephobi
Technophobia
Thanatophobia
Theophobia
Tocophobia
Toxiphobia
Triskaidekaphobia
Trypanophobia
Xanthophobia
Xenophobia
Zemmiphobia
Zoophobia


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