All of us are afraid of something or the other. There are few objects or which triggers panic in us and we almost run scared of it. We try our best to avoid or escape from that situation or object. Even the mere sight or feeling of such things sends jitters all across our body. It is a kind psychological blockage that we suffer in turn make us fearful towards that object. This kind of fearful trait is generally known as phobia. There are several types of phobias that a person experiences. Let’s have brief depiction about them.
This kind of phobia is usually endorsed as a fear of insects and spider. In this, just a sight of the creepy crawlers makes an individual scared to hell. It is one of the most common phobias and is generally found more in women.
This is mainly related to the fear of heights. People which such kind phobia are very sensitive to heights and usually avoid going to places which are placed at high altitudes or even forbid to climb ladders and going to the balcony because of this.
Glossophobia is related to the fear of public speaking. People are afraid to give a speech or say anything publically. They feel that they might end up messing up their speech or do something embarrassing that they will become an object of amusement for the public.
It is one of the most common fears, the fear of darkness. People with this phobia are afraid to live in dark rooms or even scared to put off the light while sleeping. This fear s commonly found in children and in few cases in some adults as well.
A large number of people suffer from this kind of phobia. It is a phobia creates a fear for small spaces. Due to this a person feels that he or she might get trapped in that small space. This may develop during the childhood only. People with such phobia avoid using elevators or move into any kind of cramped spaces.
This is mainly known as a fear of failure. It can happen in person in mild form and at times can reach extreme stages. In this type of phobia, the person is always skeptical about the outcome of his tasks or future and is always afraid that he or she may have to face failure.
This another kind of phobia found in people. This phobia has the properties of fear for germs and bacteria. Sometimes, people are so particular about it that they wash hands after touching anything like door knobs, handles, cups, dishes or even after shaking hands with anybody. This interferes with your daily life routine and the fear of germs keeps you from doing even simple tasks.