The fear of the dark is a common fear or phobia among children and, to a varying
degree, of adults. Fear of the dark is usually not fear of darkness itself, but fear ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Russo remembers being scared of the dark growing up. ... an assistant professor
of child psychology at the University of California, Merced.
Such people tend to keep recalling these past events which they associate with
the dark. ... Psychological symptoms of the fear of darkness include: Thoughts of
Jun 13, 2012 ... People who have trouble sleeping at night are often scared of the dark too. This
is the suggestion of new research presented at SLEEP 2012, ...
May 8, 2016 ... Nyctophobia, or debilitating fear of the dark, is one of the most common ... Most
people retain a bit of a fear of the dark throughout life and this fear may be ... by
intense psychological or physical symptoms; a persistent fear with ...
Jun 11, 2012 ... If you do a literature search for information on fear of the dark or being afraid of
the dark, you will find surprisingly little on the topic, especially ...
Aug 29, 2012 ... When I went public on my fear of the dark, writing “me too” in what may have ... by
how many people acknowledged they were afraid of the dark as adults,” ... Ph.D.,
an associate professor of psychology at Ryerson Unversity in ...
Feb 13, 2010 ... Some children REALLY don't like being left alone in the dark, and become
anxious when the lights are turned off in their room. Instead of falling ...
Oct 31, 2014 ... We also fear the unexpected—another attribute of America's Ebola cases. That
might be why nearly half of adults report being afraid of the dark, ...
Thus, humans may develop a fear of the dark, or claustrophobia, or any one of
the many other phobias that have been observed. In such cases, the danger is ...