Phobia

Science / Psychiatry / Phobia: persistent irrational fear of an activity or object. This leads to avoidance. The fear is out of proportion of the reality of the threat

Other Words for Phobia

Phobia Adjective Synonyms: fear, horror, terror, dread, hatred, detestation, abhorrence, loathing, execration, aversion, revulsion, repugnance, dislike, distaste, antipathy, disquiet, nervousness, qualm, distrust, suspicion, apprehension, worry
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Algophobia

Science / Psychiatry / Algophobia: Fear of pain. MORE

Counterphobia

Science / Psychiatry / Counterphobia: Deliberately seeking out and exposing onself to, rather than avoiding, the object or situation that is consciously or unconsciously feared. MORE

Simple Phobia

Science / Psychiatry / Simple Phobia: fear of discrete objects or situations MORE

Social Phobia

Science / Psychiatry / Social Phobia: fear of interactions in public settings MORE

Agoraphobia

Science / Psychiatry / Agoraphobia: literally a fear of the market place. Generally high levels of anxiety and phobic symptoms. May include a fear of crowds, open and closed spaces and travelling by public transport MORE

Flooding

Science / Psychiatry / Flooding: A behavior therapy procedure for phobias and other problems involving maladaptive anxiety, in which anxiety producers are presented in intense forms, either in imagination or in real life. The present MORE

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