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Phobias

A phobia is a persistent, irrational, and excessive fear of an object or situation. Common phobias include agoraphobia and social phobias. These fears can interfere with an individual’s life and lead to considerable anxiety and distress. Learn more about the definitions, symptoms, types, and treatments of phobias.

10 Common Phobias
Phobias are one of the most common disorders, affecting approximately 10-percent of adults. Not surprisingly, spiders, snakes, and heights are some of the most common fear objects. Learn more about 10 of the most common phobias.

Phobia List - An A to Z List of Phobias
Phobias are the most common mental disorder in the U.S. This phobia list gives the name and fear object of a number of phobias.

What Is A Phobia?
A phobia is an irrational and excessive fear of an object or situation. These fears can interfere with an individuals life and lead to considerable anxiety and stress. Learn more about the definition, symptoms, types, and treatments of phobias.

Megalophobia - The Fear of Large Objects
One reader asks if other readers have experienced megalophobia, or the fear of large objects.

Dealing With a Phobia
Do you suffer from a phobia and want to share your story with the world? Describe your experience and read stories about other people who are dealing with a phobia.See submissions

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