Arachnophobia (Fear of Spiders): Definition & Signs

What is arachnophobia? If you haven’t heard of this specific phobia, it’s an intense, irrationa...

Vehophobia (Fear of Driving): Definition & Tips for Coping

It’s estimated that 1.35m people are killed in traffic accidents every year. That’s nearly 3,70...

Atychiphobia: The Fear of Failure

To some extent, we all have a fear of failure at some point in our life. Nobody wants to not su...

Nosophobia: The Fear of Having a Disease

Nosophobia’s Greek origin is a combination of “nosos,” meaning disease, and “phobos,” meaning f...

What is Trypophobia?

How do you feel when you look at a honeycomb, a spotted animal, an open pomegranate, or the lit...

What Is Thanatophobia? Exploring the Fear of Dying

Updated 2/8/2022 Sometimes the fear of dying can turn into an irrational fear. The notion that ...

Thalassophobia: How to Deal with Fear of the Ocean

Updated 2/8/2022 Everyone has fears, but some affect their mental health more than others. Are ...

Agoraphobia: What Is It and How Is It Treated?

Updated 10/22/2021 Any tourist or local of New York City who has visited the iconic Times Squar...

Everything You Need to Know About Claustrophobia

Updated on 1/19/2022 In daily life, it is common to sit bumper to bumper in traffic, pass throu...