Every one of us experiences anxiety in our daily lives. Some people become anxious only when faced with social situations, but for born worriers, anxiety is more than occasional jitters. It is a full blown disorder which has been identified as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).
Social anxiety is more than just feeling shy. It can cause dreadful panic in people whenever they find themselves in social situations. It is characterized by emotional and/or physical distress and uneasiness about social obligations.
Faith and spirituality may be an inseparable component of people’s lives. But the story may not be same for everyone. There are people who are extremely fearful of god and religion. The person may completely cut off from any activity related with religion, god and spirituality.
One of the strangest phobias that can occur with anyone is haphephobia. It is a weird, and a rare type of fear of being touched by someone else. The person has a persistent and unexplainable fear that anyone would touch him/her. This is known as haphephobia.
It’s perfectly normal for anyone to have the tummy going all mixed up and experience stage fright before a mass speaking activity. However, the nervousness subsides after a while, and they can face the mass. But, others are there who might be suffering from glossophobia.
Clowns may not be subject of laughter in actual. In fact, after the Pennywise the Clown from Stephen King’s “It” movie of 1990, even middle aged Americans were terrorized by the image of a clown. There’s a specific kind of phobia in which the person excessively and constantly fears clowns. This kind of phobia is known as coulrophobia.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a nightmare for many. A thought, memory and flashback of the trauma linger around the head, and make you feel lost. You’re detached from the reality, and all you feel is sadness. You feel hopelessness engulfing your life, and find yourself helpless.