Phobias Slideshow: What Are You Afraid Of?

Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD on Wednesday, June 17, 2009

A woman covers her eyes from some type of phobia.

A woman feels social anxiety about going outside.

A microphone looms large in front of a huge group of people.

A man in a social setting is tied up and unable to escape.

A woman suffers claustrophobia in an elevator.

A man that suffers from arachnophobia is shocked when he almost walks into a spider and its web.

A man on the ledge of a high-rise building looks down to the street below.

A woman with aerophobia is afraid something is wrong with the plane.

A girl afraid of needles closes her eyes before getting an injection.

A man is distraught over how his phobia has affected his everyday life.

A woman avoids her fearful situation.

A woman is stressed and having a panic attack over her phobia.

A doctor diagnoses and discusses a patient's phobia.

A man goes through therapy to resolve his phobia issues.

A variety of medications treat phobias.

The following associations can provide more information about phobias.

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