Fear of flying, fear of heights, fear of needles -- chances are you or someone you know has one of these common phobias.
How many Americans suffer from a phobia?
- about 1 million
- about 6 million
- about 12 million
- about 19 million
What is the most common phobia in America?
Which celebrity has a fear of antiques?
- Brad Pitt
- Billy Bob Thornton
- Ellen DeGeneres
- Sarah Jessica Parker
What is the fear of chickens known as?
Phobias are classified as what type of mental health illness?
- anxiety disorder
- personality disorder
- mood disorder
- psychotic disorder
You'll want to avoid sending flowers and balloons to someone who suffers from which two phobias?
- dendrophobia and herpetophobia
- anthrophobia and globophobia
- botanophobia and entomophobia
True or false: Phobias can go away without treatment.
Fear is our brain's reaction to a possible threat. What is a phobia?
- A phobia is an irrational and extreme reaction to a situation or item that poses no real threat.
- Phobias and fears are the same thing.
People who fear ventriloquists' dummies suffer from what phobia?
When someone fears the color yellow, what phobia does that person have?