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Phobias: Definition, types, symptoms & More |

Phobias |

Phobia –

Phobia is a type of psychosis in which a person becomes afraid of particular objects, situations or actions. That is, there is panic in their presence when those things are not dangerous at that time. It is a type of anxiety disease. In this disease, the person suffering from this disease can have mild restlessness to dangerous attacks of fear.

In a state of phobia, the person’s attention may be focused on a few symptoms, such as a pounding heart or feeling faint. There are some fears associated with these symptoms such as fear of death, fear of losing control or going insane.

If these symptoms are there then you are also a victim of phobia, this disease is making you ‘crazy’ by destroying life

Meaning of the word ‘phobia’ –

The word ‘phobia’ is derived from the Greek word Phobos. Phobia is a dangerous level of fear, it is excessive. The fear of phobia is so much that a person can take someone’s life in it and can also kill himself, that is, he can also take his own life. Due to phobia, many problems start in their relationships, social life, and also in the office.

Types of Phobias

1. Simple Phobia

2. Complex Phobias

3. Claustrophobia

4. Agoraphobia.

1. Simple Phobia- This phobia is from childhood, any thing or place of childhood creates a rate in the mind. This is a simple phobia.

2. Complex Phobias- This is a slightly difficult level and in this, the stage is more severe.

3. Claustrophobia- This is a type of anxiety disorder, its main symptom is feeling discomfort when going to any tight place.

Symptoms of Claustrophobia-

• excessive sweating

• nervousness and trembling

• Having high blood pressure

• Dizziness and giddiness

• Nausea, dry mouth

• Feeling stuck in the throat

• Chest tightness and chest pain

• Feeling confused and disoriented

• Numbness in the whole body or any part of the body.

4. Agoraphobia- Fear of which thing and place is a normal thing, but if you stop going out because of this fear and do not go to that place then it is agoraphobia phobia. Agoraphobia is a ‘fear of crowds.

Symptoms of agoraphobia-

• Frequent feeling of palpitations

• Feeling cold or hot

• faint

• dizzy

• Feeling difficulty swallowing anything

• Chest pain

• Extreme fear of death. Know what are the signs and symptoms of phobia

It can be divided into two parts-

1. Specific Phobia

2. Social Phobia.

Know what are the symptoms and signs of phobia –

• Those who have symptoms of phobia, get upset by remembering the things of any fear, become restless and are not able to control that situation.

• As soon as the thing that one is afraid of comes to the fore, the panic and anxiety increase even more.

• Doing everything possible to avoid that situation

• Such people have excessive tension, restlessness, sweating without reason and thinking about something, are afraid to accept the truth and run away from the situation, feel heaviness in the head all the time, hear different voices and so on. Feeling bar, increased heartbeat, Rapid and rapid breathing, upset stomach or diarrhoea, feeling dizzy and lightheaded, feeling pain anywhere in the body and feeling restless, upset stomach due to anxiety increased or decreased blood pressure. Extreme panic at any stage.

The symptoms of a specific type of phobia are different, which are as follows-

• Irrational fear of anything

• extreme fear of anything

• Tolerating or tolerating it to an extent

• Predictive worrying.

• Be aggressive.

• Feeling more suffocated.

There are many types of mental diseases, some of them are as follows

Types of mental illness (phobia)-

Bipolar disorder, Alzheimer’s, dementia, depression, stress, anxiety, dyslexia, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder, weak memory, loss of memory, amnesia, delusions, states, and hallucinations.

Meaning of phobia Know everything about the phobia, if you have these symptoms, then be careful not to be afraid of the phobia, have to fight, and a little information can change.

Extension of phobia Everyone is afraid of something or the other, but when it becomes more than normal, then there is a need to think seriously about it. Phobia is a disease that is associated with fear and phobia. In this, the victim may be afraid of anything, place, situation and object. Phobias involve overreaction and overreaction. When fear exceeds the need, it takes the form of a mental disorder.

If you feel the symptoms of a phobia, take important steps, consult a doctor and get the right treatment. Any fear ie phobia has causes and symptoms and there is a treatment to prevent it. Let us know in detail everything from the cause of phobia to its prevention-

Treatment of phobia

• Beta Blockers

• Antidepressants

• Sedative.

Other phobias that are commonly found in people –

Acrophobia- Fear of being in high-altitude places.

Arachnophobia- Fear of small creatures like lizards, and spiders.

Cyanophobia- Fear of dogs.

Nyctophobia- Fear of the dark.

Aerophobia- Fear of flying.

Astraphobia- Fear of lightning.

Mysophobia- Fear of germs.

Trypanophobia- Fear of injections.

Amaxophobia – Fear of driving a car.

Androphobia – Fear of man.

Anthropophobia – Fear of flowers.

Anthropophobia – Fear of society, fear of individuals.

Aphenphosmphobia – Fear of touch.

Arachibutyrophobia – Fear of peanut butter.

Arithmophobia – Fear of numbers.

Atelophobia – Fear of imperfection.

Atychiphobia – Fear of failure.

Autophobia – Fear of loneliness.

Bibliophobia – Fear of books.

Catoptrophobia – Fear of mirrors.

Chromophobia – Fear of colours.

Chronomentrophobia – Fear of the clock.

Chronophobia – Fear of time.

Domatophobia – Fear of home.

Dystychiphobia – Fear of accidents.

Gamophobia – Fear of marriage.

Glossophobia – Fear of speaking in public.

Gynophobia – Fear of women.

Hemophobia – Fear of blood.


By Sandeep Kumar | October 17, 2022, | Writer at Gurugrah_Blogs.



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