2. Agora phobia
This phobia is associated with the fear of open spaces or the situations you can’t escape from. The sufferers of such phobia try to avoid social situations and prefer to stay in their homes because they fear to be trapped in large crowds. Such people may also face some panic attacks in places where they feel they can’t escape.
3. Specific phobia
This phobia is a fear from certain creatures, objects, places, activities and things. This one is not as much complex as the previous two. This type of phobia does not affect the life of a person suffering from this phobia a lot as they can easily avoid the objects which trigger anxiety.
This phobia is further explained as given in table with the name and the object of fear.
|Phobia||Object of fear|
Causes of Phobias
Phobias are usually developed during early childhood or at the start of adulthood. It is very uncommon to develop some phobia after the age of 30. The usual causes behind phobias are some stressful experiences, situations or the events in the early time period of life.
Causes of simple phobias
This phobia is developed at the early childhood or very younger age. The main cause of the phobia is an annoying or threatening experience with the object of fear. In some cases the child whose parent is suffering from some specific phobia will also develop the phobia of that object during his childhood. Child experienced the fear from their close persons or loved ones and develops it. It is not linked with the genetics of that person.