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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Selachophobia - Fear of sharks.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Coimetrophobia - Fear of cemeteries.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia - Fear of spiders.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Helminthophobia - Fear of being infested with worms.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Peladophobia - Fear of bald people.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Batophobia - Fear of heights or being close to high buildings.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Katsaridaphobia - Fear of cockroaches.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Ochlophobia - Fear of crowds or mobs.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Chaetophobia - Fear of hair.
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  • Phobias come in all shapes and sizes, every day of the year.

    Pteronophobia - Fear of being tickled by feathers.
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