What Scares You
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
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.
|Agoraphobia||crowds, public places or open areas|
|Anglophobia||England or anything English|
|Claustrophobia||closed or small spaces|
|Triskadekaphobia||the number 13|
|Xylophobia||wooden objects or of forests|