What is a phobia?
A phobia is an unnecessary large fear of a certain situation, thing or animal. Phobias occur quite often: more than 10% of all youngsters have one or more of these phobias.
One of the most common phobias is fear of heights, but there are many more, such as fear of
- small, confined spaces
- large open spaces
- blood and needles
- thunder / lightning
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