Scopophobia or Fear of Being Watched

Scopophobia (or scoptophobia) is the fear of others, fear of disappointing them. Sometimes, people suffering from this disease cross the line. For example, it is necessary to go out because of emergency but a person

Arachnophobia: How to Overcome Fear of Spiders

Arachnophobia is one of the most wide-spread phobias and it’s also one of the most natural phobias. But sometimes the natural hazard prevention mechanism in our brain works in extreme way. “In this world, there

Coulrophobia or Fear of Clowns

Coulrophobia is an irrational fear of clowns, especially painted in classic colors, with an excessively big smile and a white face. The disease occurs most often in childhood but the symptoms persist when the patient

Philophobia or Fear of Falling in Love

Most people dream of falling in love, having a romantic relationship, finding a soulmate and building a relationship. But what if falling in love is your number one fear? The intrusive thoughts expressed as a

10 Weird Phobias that People Do Suffer From

It is understandable and explicable why many people are afraid of snakes, spiders or height. But sometimes there are very weird phobias – like the fear of buttons or balloons – but it is not

Nyctophobia – A Monster Hiding in the Dark

A well-known fact is that fears affect all age groups regardless social status and life experience. However, specialists proved that certain phobias are more common in childhood. Nyctophobia or the fear of the dark takes

Xenophobia as a Negative Social Phenomenon

What is xenophobia? It is rather difficult to answer this question since this phenomenon has many aspects. But, to make a long story shorter, xenophobia is the fear of strangers or foreigners (representatives of alien

Hydrophobia or Fear of Water

Hydrophobia is the fear of water or pathological fear of water spaces. It is necessary to distinguish whether the disease has psychic nature or it is a symptom of rabies. As a rule, people with

Social Phobia: Ways of Overcoming Social Fear

Every person experiences some anxiety while going through a job interview or making an important phone call. However, there are people who fear that they have to face such situations. Often people suffering from social