Phobia is a psychiatric term used to describe fear of a specific situation i-e fear of height, fear of road travel etc, or an object i-e animals like snakes, spiders, lizards, medical situations like seeing blood or being injected.
It is in fact, a psychological disorder in which the patient feel himself in-secure against these objects and avoid them. There are hundreds of phobias that are categorized in a list for the ease of psychology students.
We are going to list and define some of them.
Astraphobia – fear of thunder and lightning
Cyberphobia – fear of Computers / Learning new technologies
Agoraphobia – Fear of attending social events or open spaces
Entomophobia – Fear of insects
Gephyrophobia – Fear of crossing bridges
Gynophobia – Fear of women
Glossophobia – Fear of speaking in public (Shyness or lack of confidence in fact)
Seismophobia – fear of earthquakes
Nosocomephobia – Fear of hospitals
Ophidiophobia or Snakophobia – Fear of snakes
How was the post? Did you like it or not? We tried to highlight all the known phobias but may be missing more, post in the comment below any other phobia you know and don’t forget to mention your Phobia ???