A phobia is an embarrassing and uncomfortable reaction that occurs when we are in a specific situation and we are trying by all means to avoid it. Facing the feared situation, then enchain a series of symptoms that are similar to a panic attack palpitations, feeling of choking, fear happens something serious, hands trembling, and cold sweats etc. The origin of all these reactions in cascade. An abnormal response of our psyche in relation to what we are experiencing, which emerge you to be wounded or even “crazy.”
These moments can be intense anxiety related to ordinary situations of daily life (it is more of a disorder or generalized anxiety disorder) or may occur in the face of specific objects or situations (which is called phobias). According to a study, suffer from a phobia predisposed to suffer from a second phobia or even a third. So to review your classics, here is a list of the 10 most common phobias.
This is one of the best known and most common phobias among the population, the fear of being locked in a small place (elevator, wardrobe) or the fear of being in a small place with many people around.
brontophobie is the irrational and excessive fear of natural areas. The sufferer has a terrible fear of incurring some weather events (storms or lightning). It often follows a previous experience, during which the person experienced that situation very badly. However, people who suffer from brontophobie can heal very easily.
It is the opposite of claustrophobia. Here the person is afraid of being in open spaces, It is often the fear of not finding the help and assistance of a medical team in time, if necessary.
It is the fear of being at a certain altitude, even if the place is ultra-secure (security and other barriers). We must distinguish acrophobia by vertigo: People with vertigo feel are nauseous and dizzy while watching the empty place. The people with acrophobic begin to anxiety attacks and systematically avoid ending up in this kind of place.
This is a panic fear of flying. This is not the classic fear that many people experience when boarding the plane, but rather a sequence of symptoms of anxiety attacks. Football fans all remember the case Dennis Bergkamp, a Dutch player who has missed a lot of matches because of his fear of flying.
People who suffer from this kind of phobia are constantly working to dramatize and to seek the meaning of the slightest symptom plaguing their body. The number of people suffering from cancerophobia has grown exponentially in recent years, because of advances in medicine and all the information relayed by the media.
The hemophobie (or blood phobia).
It is the fear of blood or wounds. This is also a phobia that can be likened to the typical faintness (or vasovagal malaise) which can suffer a person at the sight of blood. One could say that the hemophobie, much less common than it seems, is not limited to a vasovagal malaise.
Emetophobia is the fear of vomiting, although this fear comes even when apprehend choked with food. Many parents develop this kind of fear with their children, so that in this case it is not really of emetophobia.
It is the fear of going to the doctor for fear of a possible serious diagnosis. But what a difference between a cancérophobe person and a latrophobe person? In fact, the latrophobe not going to the doctor while cancérophobe goes too often to the doctor.
You are afraid of suffering from a disease or be contagious? You may be suffering from nosophobia. It is important to differentiate the nosophobia and hypochondria. In the first case, the person is trying by all means (even up to adopt desperate and irrational measures) to avoid transmitting or contracting a disease. Hypochondria is a rather over-interpretation of the symptoms in the person who is suffering, which always led to believe that she/he suffers from a more or less severe disease.
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