8 doctors weighed in:
Is acrophobia a fear of high ledges?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Acrophobia
It is a fear of heights, high ledges would qualify, often caused by an actual experience or a product of anxiety being mis-directed to heights but actually being caused by something else or overall sense of fear in the world.
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In brief: Acrophobia
It is a fear of heights, high ledges would qualify, often caused by an actual experience or a product of anxiety being mis-directed to heights but actually being caused by something else or overall sense of fear in the world.
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Acrophobia
In brief: Acrophobia
It is fear of heights.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: See below
Acrophobia is an extreme and irrational fear of heights.
It's greek in origin (acro --means peak, edge; phobia -- fear).

In brief: See below
Acrophobia is an extreme and irrational fear of heights.
It's greek in origin (acro --means peak, edge; phobia -- fear).
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Phobia
Generally speaking a fear of heights, not just ledges, but anything like ladders, stairs, airplanes, etc.

In brief: Phobia
Generally speaking a fear of heights, not just ledges, but anything like ladders, stairs, airplanes, etc.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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