A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder that causes an individual to experience extreme, irrational fear about a situation, living creature, place, or object.

Type of phobia

• acrophobia, fear of heights
• aerophobia, fear of flying
• arachnophobia, fear of spiders
• astraphobia, fear of thunder and lightning
• autophobia, fear of being alone
• claustrophobia, fear of confined or crowded spaces
• hemophobia, fear of blood
• hydrophobia, fear of water
• ophidiophobia, fear of snakes
• zoophobia, fear of an animal