Phobia Facts

6 facts tagged with Phobia Facts

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    Pentheraphobia is a fear of a mother-in-law.
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    Didaskalaeinophobia is the fear of going to school.
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    Nicole Kidman is scared of butterflies.
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    Cherophobia is a fear of fun.
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    On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
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    Approximately 4 to 5% of the U.S. population has one or more clinically significant phobias in a given year. Specific phobias occur in people of all ages. The average age of onset for social phobia is between 15 and 20 years of age, although it can often begin in childhood.