Could this be what it takes to understand the face behind the fear?
To me, the dirty F-word is a slimy, jumpy amphibian I avoid at all costs.
Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder isn't just "picky eating."
People afraid of seeing holes clustered together aren't enjoying the phone's three cameras.
"If the news said thunderstorms were in the forecast, I'd be too scared to go to school."
Social psychologists call it the "terror management theory."
We asked experts about the psychology behind online communities devoted to scaring the shit out of each other.
My intense phobia of pregnancy consumes my life, to the extent that I'm currently celibate—but I'm still terrified I might be carrying a child. Still, research on my condition is scant.
A subreddit devoted to claustrophobia does a great job of making you absolutely nauseous and disturbed.
The strange, hybrid state of waking consciousness and sleep could tell us new things about our inner lives.
"Unknowingly being 'muffin top epidemic' b-roll."