Essay on Phobia

Fears and Phobias

Everybody has experienced fear in their lives at one time or another and many people have irrational fears, for example people are scared of spiders even though human are bigger than them and they are unlikely to hurt them. But are fears useful and why do people have phobias, which can affect their day-to-day lives. […]

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NCYTOPHOBIA Are you afraid of sleeping alone in a dark room? Do you avoid being outside at night? Do you get nervous in a dark environment? Do you become angry or defensive if anyone tries to encourage you to spend time in the dark? If your answer is yes to any or all of the […]

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Fear Personal

Fear is an emotion produced by the brain to avoid a potentially bad situation or it is also anxiety caused by the presence of danger. Fear is caused by a threatening situation. Winston Churchill once said, “ The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself. ” This famous saying shows that fear affects […]

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Specific Phobia

A specific phobia is an irrational fear of a usually harmless object, place or situation. This fear leads people to dread confronting everyday situations, or avoid them altogether. ‘The most common specific phobias are agoraphobia, the fear of crowded places and arachnophobia, the fear of spiders’ (Davenport, 1992, pg. 239). The main symptoms of person […]

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