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Difference between Mania and Phobia

Key Difference: Mania is basically a type of mood which is characterized by abnormally high energy levels. Mania has a variety of intensity levels, which range form mild mania to full mania with extreme energy, racing thoughts, and forced speech. Phobia refers to an abnormal fear of something. Phobias are actually a type of anxiety disorder, which basically means that when a person comes into contact with their phobia, their anxiety levels rise.

Put in short, a mania is a crazed obsession or belief. A phobia is a strong revulsion or fear that has no basis in fact or even reality. Some people can have a phobia of snakes without ever having even held or seen one.

Posted in Specific Phobias on Mar 29, 2020.

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January 26th 2021

Galeophobia or Gatophobia

Galeophobia or Gatophobia is the fear of cats. Galeophobia or Gatophobia SymptomsPhobias should never be taken very lightly. Because, all phobias can to some degree limit a persons daily activities and are in some cases the root cause that make someone experience anxiety and leading up all the way to depression.