"PHOBIAS"

Philippines
December 18, 2006 10:34am CST
It is a fear mediated avoidance out of proportion to the danger pose by a particular objects or situations. Here are some lists of phobias: Hydrophobia - fear of water Acrophobia - fear of being high places agoraphobia - fear of open places algophobia - fear of pain astraphobia - fear of storm, thunder claustraphobia - fear of close spaces haematophobia - fear of blood mysophobia - fear of dirt / contamination monophobia - fear of being alone nyclotophobia - fear of darkness ochlophobia - fear of clouds pathophobia - fear of disease pyrophobia - fear of fire For more phobias information visit this site: http://www.ojohaven.com/fun/phobias.html
2 responses
@wmg2006 (5386)
• United States
27 Dec 06
I suffer from astraphobia. I never knew there was a name of fearing storms. my son has many phobias and has even had counseling for them, I wonder if counseling would help me too?
• Philippines
30 Dec 06
Of course counselling may help with phobia, it is better to diagnose what he is being afraid for. Some psychologist or counsellor , as one of the treatment of phobia is to expose the person to the stimuli in which he is afraid of accompanied by positive reinforcement.
• Philippines
30 Dec 06
Some psychologists or counsellor recommends exposing to the stimuli where they are afraid for as one one of the treatment but it should be accompanied by a positive reinforcement.
@edigital (2711)
• United States
24 Dec 06
I do not have other phobia except below friendphobia=fear of friend cut off as my friendship with someone do not last many years because all my friends want many things from me but do not give mw what I expect instead of giving my things and co-operations to them.