Phobia Top Ten
Phobia Top Ten:
Fear of Spiders. Half of women and 10 per cent of men have, to some degree, a fear of spiders.
2. Social Phobia
Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.
Approximately 5.3 million American adults ages 18 to 54, or about 3.7 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have social phobia.
Social phobia typically begins in childhood or adolescence.
Fear of flying.
Agoraphobia involves intense fear and avoidance of any place or situation where escape might be difficult or help unavailable in the event of developing sudden panic-like symptoms.
Approximately 3.2 million American adults ages 18 to 54, or about 2.2 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have agoraphobia.
Fear of being trapped in small confined spaces.
Fear of heights.
Fear of vomit.
Fear of cancer.
Fear of thunderstorms.
Fear of death or of dead things