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Phobias are the most common mental disorder in the U.S. While not comprehensive, this phobia list offers a glimpse of the many phobias that can have a serious impact on an individual's life... More »

List of phobias

For more information on the psychiatric side, including how psychiatry groups phobias such as agoraphobia, social phobia, or simple phobia, see phobia.

The Phobia List

Jul 17, 1995 ... Please don't ask me about curing phobias because I know little about them. My interest is in the names only. All the phobia names on this list ...

Phobias - Mayo Clinic

Several types of phobias exist. Some people fear large, open spaces. Others are unable to tolerate certain social situations. And still others have a specific ...
Acrophobia, or fear of heights, is surprisingly common. This fear may be mild or severe, and can stop sufferers from doing a wide range of day to day things. Here is some information on possible causes and ways to manage your symptoms. More »
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Phobias: Specific Phobias Types and Symptoms - WebMD

Information about the causes of unreasonable and debilitating fears of a particular thing, called specific phobias.

Phobias: MedlinePlus

There are many specific phobias. Acrophobia is a fear of heights. Agoraphobia is a fear of public places, and claustrophobia is a fear of closed-in places. If you ...

Phobias and Fears: Symptoms, Treatment, and Self-Help

Is a phobia keeping you from doing things you'd like to do? Learn how phobias can be managed and cured.

Phobias | Mental Health America

Phobias. Everyone feels anxious or uneasy from time to time. Your first day on a new job, planning for a long trip, going to the dentist....your palms sweat, you ...

Specific Phobias - Anxiety Disorders Association of America

Specific Phobias. New places, high bridges, old elevators may make all of us a bit uneasy or even frightened. We might try to avoid things that make us ...

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