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Arachnophobia or arachnephobia is a specific phobia, the fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions. The word is from from Greek ἀράχνη ( aráchnē) ...

Spider Phobia Test — Thrive


This brief questionnaire screens for spider phobia. Just being scared of spiders is not enough to have a phobia. Find out how severe your fear of spiders really ...

Overcoming the fear of spiders, in 2 minutes - The Washington Post


Dec 15, 2015 ... They erased their spider fear memories and then rewrote them with one of triumph — touching the tarantula a week after their treatment.

Why Are We Afraid Of Spiders? | IFLScience


I have personal interest in arachnophobia – the fear of spiders – because I am a spider expert, but also because my daughter has it. She is not alone. Acco.

How to Overcome the Fear of Spiders: 15 Steps


Jul 14, 2015 ... Expose yourself to spiders. Most treatments of specific phobias include some form of exposure to the feared object. You must face your fear to ...

Arachnophobia quick facts | Mental Healthy


Arachnophobia is the term for the 'phobia of spiders'. A phobia differs from a fear in the fact that it will often overwhelm the sufferer, with the fear being greater ...

Arachnophobia | Mental Healthy


It is an extreme or irrational fear of spiders. Someone is arachnophobic when their fear of spiders reaches a level that it is irrational, illogical and unhelpful.

The Phobia List


Jul 17, 1995 ... Agoraphobia- Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. ... Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia- Fear of spiders.

Fear of spiders in our DNA, according to new study - Telegraph


Apr 5, 2015 ... Researchers claim our ancestors developed an ability to spot and identify spiders quickly as part of a necessary survival instinct.

Reprogramming Memory May Reduce Life-Long Fear of Spiders ...


1 day ago ... Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden have shown how the effect of exposure therapy can be improved by disrupting the recreation of ...