Every human being is afraid of something or the other and this is a normal thing but sometimes the fear of a certain thing becomes so high, that it turns into a phobia. After this, many emotions like stress, anxiety, nervousness, etc. came out and can also lead to death.
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation. The phobia typically results in a rapid onset of fear and is present for more than six months.
There are many types of phobias, we all know the basic types of phobias like Aquaphobia(Fear of water), Zoophobia(Fear of animals), Hypochondria(Fear of becoming ill), Claustrophobia(Fear of being in constricted, confined spaces) but here are some such unusual types of phobias:
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedalio phobia- It is one of the longest words in the dictionary. People who suffer from this phobia feel anxious and are afraid when they are reading and speaking big words.
Deipno phobia– Diphonophobia is a type of sociophobia (fear of going to a social function). In Diphnophobia, a person is afraid of having dinner with people and do want to interact with people. The person with this kina phobia likes to eat alone.
Pelado phobia – People who have this phobia are afraid of bald people or baldness.
Anablephobia -There are people who are afraid to look upwards. People who suffer from this phobia may experience things like nervousness, anxiety, excessive sweating, and increased heartbeat when they face this.