Claustrophobia – Fear of Enclosed Spaces

What is claustrophobia? Claustrophobia is a type of mental disorder when a person is afraid of enclosed spaces or stay in places where there is a large number of people. In particular, people, suffering from

Trypophobia or Fear of Holes

Trypophobia is a psychological condition associated with the fear of clustered holes. Even though you don’t have it – you may potentially get disgusted by the view, so don’t Google! Trypophobia is considered a “young”

Triskaidekaphobia or Fear of the Number 13

Triskaidekaphobia is fear of the number 13. This fear is considered superstition, historically associated with religious prejudices. A specific fear of Friday the 13th is called paraskevidekatriaphobia or friggatriskaidekaphobia. These words are long anough to

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