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What are some fears or phobias that most people or many people have?
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Dr. L. Kevin Chapman
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Animals & Heights
Fear of animals, heights, blood (or medical procedures such as needles), and flying are the most frequently occurring phobias in clinical samples in that order (barlow, 2002; bourdon et al.
, 1988). My work suggests african americans report more animal fears than other groups (chapman et al., 2008; chapman et al., 2011). Public speaking, part of social phobia, is most common "fear" in general.

In brief: Animals & Heights
Fear of animals, heights, blood (or medical procedures such as needles), and flying are the most frequently occurring phobias in clinical samples in that order (barlow, 2002; bourdon et al.
, 1988). My work suggests african americans report more animal fears than other groups (chapman et al., 2008; chapman et al., 2011). Public speaking, part of social phobia, is most common "fear" in general.
Dr. L. Kevin Chapman
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Heights, Small Rooms
Probably two of the most common fears are related to a fear of heights (acrophobia) and a fear of small or closed in spaces (claustrophobia).
Another common area of fearfulness has to do with fears of social or public settings (agoraphobia). There are many others.

In brief: Heights, Small Rooms
Probably two of the most common fears are related to a fear of heights (acrophobia) and a fear of small or closed in spaces (claustrophobia).
Another common area of fearfulness has to do with fears of social or public settings (agoraphobia). There are many others.
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