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Friday, December 22, 2006

Fear of Spiders

Half of women and 10 per cent of men have a fear of spiders.

2. Social Phobia
Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.

Approximately 5.3 million American adults, or about 3.7 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have social phobia.

3. Aerophobia
Fear of flying.

4. Agoraphobia
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, or about 2.2 percent, have agoraphobia.

Fear of being trapped in small confined spaces.

6. Acrophobia
Fear of heights.

7. Emetophobia
Fear of vomit.

8. Carcinophobia
Fear of cancer.

9. Brontophobia
Fear of thunderstorms.

Fear of death or of dead things



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