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 are like really uncomfortable.
Social psychologists call it the "terror management theory."
They're two of the most prevalent phobias among adults.
A subreddit devoted to claustrophobia does a great job of making you absolutely nauseous and disturbed.
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.
You could one day reduce your fears without even knowing you're being treated.
Thanatophobia is the fear of the one thing in life that is inevitable... death.
A 23-year old guy named AJ explains how haphephobia (a fear of physical contact) has affected his ability to live and love.