The type of anxiety that phobias generate can manifest itself in physical symptoms such as palpitations, sweating, dizziness and even palpitations and all accompanied by a state of panic attack that can make the person think that they will lose their sanity.
For some time now, phobias have been seen as a mental disorder related to anxiety and fear; Technically it can be defined as an obsessive fear and lacking any rationality, it is highly persistent and is triggered in the presence of something, a situation, a living being, animal, insect person or more specific situations.
Examples of phobias
- Agoraphobia: fear of open places
- Claustrophobia: fear of closed places
- Coulrophobia: fear of clowns
- Venustraphobia : fear of beautiful women
- Arachnophobia: fear of spiders
- Ancraphobia: fear of the wind
- Pharmacophobia: fear of medicines
- Necrophobia: fear of death
- Aragnofobia : fear of spiders
- Catagelphobia : fear of being ridiculed in public
- Dentophobia : fear of dentin
- Ablutophy : fear of bathing
- Endophobia : fear of insects
- Gamofibia : fear of marriage or commitment
- Bromidophobia : fear of body odors
- Querofobia : fear of joy or happiness
- Singenesofibia : fear of relatives or relatives
- Zeusophobia : fear of a god or several gods
- Didaskaleinophobia : fear of going to school
- Cemiphobia : fear of large moles
An important factor within phobias is that they usually have their origin in childhood due to a traumatic incident that has penetrated the depths of the individual’s mind, although they can also be generated after events in adulthood.
Currently there are treatments that seek to mitigate phobias, in the best of cases to make them disappear and each type of treatment must be adapted to the type of person and the phobia they present. Treatments can range from hypnosis to the use of medications prescribed by a mental health specialist and at the same time that a therapy is carried out that seeks to make the patient face their fears in order to achieve a cure for the disease.