Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder isn't just "picky eating."
"If the news said thunderstorms were in the forecast, I'd be too scared to go to school."
I’m a grown-ass woman who leans into my own phobias and I don’t care who knows.
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."
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.
They're two of the most prevalent phobias among adults.