Phobia is an irrational fear of something that's unlikely to cause harm. The word itself migrates from the Greek word Phobos, which means fear or horror. Hydrophobia, for example, literally translates to fear of water. When someone has a phobia, they experience intense fear of a certain object or situation. An extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something. The average age that phobias begin is about 10 years of age.
Women tend to be twice as likely to develop a phobia compared to men.
Phobia is a type of anxiety disorder defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation. Phobias typically result in a rapid onset of fear and are present for more than six months. According to Harvard Health, "It's a persiy, excessive, overwhelming, unrealistic fear of an object , person,animal or situation. If not treated, a phobia may worsen to the point where the person's life is seriously impacted by the phobia and by attempts to avoid or hide it, resulting in problems with physical health, friends and family, failure in school, and/or lost jobs while struggling to cope.
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