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Definition of Glossophobia: Fear of Public Speaking

Glossophobia is an intense fear of speaking in public. This term comes from the Greek words “glōssa” (tongue) and “phobos” (fear).

Fear Of Clowns: The King Of All Weird Phobias

Does the name Pennywise tell you something? Maybe the chills, maybe some fear, maybe some hatred, or maybe nothing. Imagine that you are alone in your house, it’s getting dark, you can’t see really well. The door bell rings, you go downstairs very slowly, you open the door and… Pow! A big clown face greets you with an annoying/devilish laughter GUFFAW, GUFFAW, GUFFAW!!!Fear of clowns, together with fear of driving and fear of success, is one of the most known weird phobias and fears.

Fear of food or eating (Cibophobia). Sitophobia or Sitiophobia

Sitophobia or Sitiophobia is the fear of food or eating (Cibophobia). Treatment of Sitophobia or Sitiophobia For many individual who are suffering from food or eating (Cibophobia) - Sitophobia or Sitiophobia. Don't always feel the need of treatment because they can just avoid the object of their fear.

Fear of society or people in general. Sociophobia

Social anxiety disorder (SAD), also known as social phobia, is an anxiety disorder characterized by sentiments of fear and anxiety in social situations, causing considerable distress and impaired ability to function in at least some aspects of daily life. These fears can be triggered by perceived or actual scrutiny from others. Individuals with social anxiety disorder fear negative evaluation from other people.

Fear of writing in public. Scriptophobia

Scriptophobia is the fear of writing in public. Treatment of ScriptophobiaFor many individual who are suffering from writing in public - Scriptophobia. Don't always feel the need of treatment because they can just avoid the object of their fear.

Fear of speaking. Laliophobia or Lalophobia

Laliophobia or Lalophobia is the fear of speaking. Treatment of Laliophobia or LalophobiaFor many individual who are suffering from speaking - Laliophobia or Lalophobia. Don't always feel the need of treatment because they can just avoid the object of their fear.

Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak. Glossophobia

Glossophobia is the fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak. Common Causes and Triggers of GlossophobiaThere are a large variety of reasons that cause or trigger the fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak. But the most prominent ones are are:Upbringing – People who are raised by people that either are afraid, or have transmitted a sense of uncertainty or danger related to speaking in public or of trying to speak, might experience Glossophobia most commonly.

Fear of work. Ergophobia

Ergophobia, ergasiophobia or ponophobia is an abnormal and persistent fear of work (manual labor, non-manual labor, etc. ) or fear of finding employment. It may be a form of social phobia or performance anxiety.

Fear of drinking. Dipsophobia

Dipsophobia is the fear of drinking. Treatment of DipsophobiaFor many individual who are suffering from drinking - Dipsophobia. Don't always feel the need of treatment because they can just avoid the object of their fear.

Fear of people or society. Anthropophobia

Social anxiety disorder (SAD), also known as social phobia, is an anxiety disorder characterized by sentiments of fear and anxiety in social situations, causing considerable distress and impaired ability to function in at least some aspects of daily life. These fears can be triggered by perceived or actual scrutiny from others. Individuals with social anxiety disorder fear negative evaluation from other people.

The fear of happiness, Cherophobia

Aversion to happiness, also called cherophobia and fear of happiness, is an attitude towards happiness in which individuals may deliberately avoid experiences that invoke positive emotions or happiness. One of several reasons why cherophobia may develop is the belief that when one becomes happy, a negative event will soon occur that will taint that happiness, as if punishing that individual for satisfaction. This belief is thought to be more prevalent in Eastern cultures.

Fear of Falling in Love or Relationships, Philophobia

Philophobia is the fear of falling in love, being in a relationship or maintaining one. All the way to experiencing emotional attachment of some form. People most prone to be subject of such fears, are people undergoing emotional hardships or bad past experiences.

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Psychology term of the day

July 26th 2021

Eisoptrophobia

The English suffixes -phobia, -phobic, -phobe (from Greek φόβος phobos, "fear") occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, abnormal, unwarranted, persistent, or disabling fear as a mental disorder (e. g. agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe chemical aversions (e.