What Are Types of Phobias

Fear is a very powerful emotion and the most primal. This can manifest as a phobia and can be debilitating for the sufferer. A phobia can be under or misdiagnosed sometimes – it helps to know individual characteristics of major ones so that treatment can commence. Some of the major categories of phobias are:

  • Animal phobias
  • Insect phobias
  • Food related phobias
  • Medical phobia
  • Phobia of Heights
  • Social Phobias
  • Religious Phobias
  • Agoraphobia
  • Other phobias

People with these issues can definitely get help through counseling, medication and behavior modification.