Understanding Agoraphobia, a fear of crowds & helplessness in the outdoors

From avoiding crowds to fearing them Fear of overcrowded or confined places, but also vast and open places is known as agoraphobia. An agoraphobe fears the possibility of losing control over a situation, and not being able to escape easily in case of danger. Agoraphobia may only concern certain places (e.g. public spaces, or busy […]

Anthropophobia: The Fear of People

Anthropophobia is an often temporary social phobia that commonly affects adolescents. It is distinguished from misanthropy by its moral and philosophical side, which is not a phobia. It’s defined as a “fear of people” and is common among 13-18 year olds, for whom the slightest social contact can quickly seem insurmountable. The symptoms of anthropophobia […]

Claustrophobia: The Fear of Restricted & Confined Spaces (e.g., Facemasks!)

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Nosophobia: The Fear of Illness & Disease

Nosophobia (or pathophobia) is the fear of disease. This phobia is more common among men than it is among women. In general, nosophobes are afraid of contracting specific diseases – namely sexually transmitted infections (STIs), cancer, cardiovascular diseases, MS (multiple sclerosis). HOW DO YOU BETTER UNDERSTAND NOSOPHOBIA? Nosophobia (or pathophobia) is the fear of contracting […]