Fear is a Common Emotion, Mostly everybody have fear of something. But having Overwhelming Fear of some Person. Act or a place is Known as Phobia, Phobias can be a Result of any kind of Bad or Good Life experience & if you are suffering from any kind of phobia you must try to overcome it using different kind of techniques.
There are thousands of Most Common, UnCommon, Known and Unknown Phobias in the world. I have Prepared a List of 10 Most Common Yet Unknown Phobias in World. These are the Most Common Phobias which are in most cases not identified by the Victims, either due to lack of Facilities & medical knowledge or not consulting to a Psychologists.
10 Most Common Yet Unknown Phobias in World:
10. Sophophobia – Fear of Learning Something:
Sophophobia is actually a Fear of Learning something new. Well Actually, for me its kinda weird that how can somebody fear from learning something new because I am always passionate about learning something new everyday. Just Leaving it to Topic at least for now.
9. Phonophobia – Fear of Sounds:
Phonophobia is a fear of Sudden sounds or just some specific kind of sounds, a person suffering from this Phobia may lower down the sound before listening to music and as he becomes comfortable with it he may take the volume to comfort level. many people suffering from this Phobia may also fear from their own voice while listening to it over phone or on Computer.
8. Arithmophobia – Fear of Numbers:
Arithmophobia is Simply a Fear of Numbers, calculations, Equations or In simple words the fear of Math. People suffering from this Phobia May fear from small or large calculations and complex equations.
7. Gelotophobia – Fear of Being Laughed at:
When some people hear someone laughing, like someone laughing in restaurant or some club or school, they eventually think that people are laughing on them. This is Actually Just a Phobia of being laughed at, Many people just don’t like to be laughed at and they feel pretty uneasy when they hear someone laughing.
6. Claustrophobia – Fear of Closed Spaces:
This is another Most Common but Unknown phobia which is due to the fear of being in closed-in-spaces like Small Lifts, Windowless rooms or even Tight CLothes. This can be developed after some traumatic event in childhood like Being Trapped in a Closet. Almost 19 Million Americans are estimated to possess claustrophobia.
5. Acrophobia – Fear of Heights:
This is simply a Phobia which is caused due to fear of Height. Mostly such kind of people fear from high spots like Terris of Buildings and Hills. This Phobia is More common in Women and takes place while childhood and persists in adulthood. Most of the People know this Phobia with the name of “Vertigo” but because there was a Movie in 1958 named as Vertigo which was about the fear of Heights, But its meaning is Sensation of Spinning(Just another symptom of Acrophobia).
4. Aerophobia – Fear of Flying:
Aerophobia is a fear of Flying. It gains lot more attention because it is most difficult thing to avoid air Traveling, People have to travel abroad for treatment or education and thus they have to travel through aeroplane but they try to avoid it. You can Manage and Beat this Most Weird Phobia easily with the help of Proper Treatment or Therapy.
3. Necrophobia – The Fear of Death:
Necrophobia is Simply the Fear of Death and things associated to death and Most of the People Suffer from this Specific Phobia, maybe this phobia is the root of many other specific phobias like Claustrophobia. It is Opposite to Necrophilia.
2. Social Phobia – Fear of Social Interactivity:
Social Phobia is actually a Fear of Speaking in Public and Being scrutinized or Judged be Others. People suffering Social Phobia mostly experience anxiety in social situations. Most Common Phobia among people is Speaking in Public and Physical Symptoms of Social Phobia are dry mouth, nausea and dizziness. About 5.3 Million adults experience Social Phobia.
1. Telephone Phobia – Fear of Phone Calls:
Telephone Phobia is the Most Common yet Unknown Phobia in the world. many people feel awkward while talking to someone on phone for the first or even after many times, Even if someone knows the person to whom he is talking over phone. Mostly this Phobia can be reduced by some therapies or Treatments. This phobia can also be a type of Social Phobias. In 1993 over 2.5 million people were reported to have telephone phobia in Great Britain.