Definition of Fear of heights

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Fear of heights: An abnormal and persistent fear of heights. Sufferers experience severe anxiety even though they realize as a rule that heights pose no real threat to them.

Fear of heights is termed acrophobia. The word "acrophobia" is derived from the Greek "acron" (height) and "phobos" (fear).


Panic attacks are repeated attacks of fear that can last for several minutes. See Answer

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