What Scares You

Are you afraid of spiders or heights? Don’t worry--you’re not alone. Many people have a fear of something. When the fear is ongoing and irrational, it’s called a phobia. Here are some common-and not so common—phobias.

Phobia Object feared
Acrophobiaheights
Agoraphobia crowds, public places or open areas
Ailurophobiacats
Anglophobia England or anything English
Arachnophobiaspiders
Aviophobiaairplanes
Brontophobiathunderstorms
Claustrophobiaclosed or small spaces
Thalassophobia the sea
Triskadekaphobiathe number 13
Xylophobiawooden objects or of forests

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