PW: Top 3 Common Phobias

Phobias are the most common and persistent fear about an animal, object, place, etc. These phobias are treated with psychotherapy called exposure. One of the most common phobias is acrophobia. This is the fear of heights, it affects 5% of the whole population and it is treated with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Another really common phobia is arachnophobia, this is clearly a fear to spiders, as well as some insects with the same body. This phobia affects 6.1% of the whole population in the world, this phobia can also be treated with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) but an easier way will be meditating.

Last but not least Hemophobia, the fear of blood. This phobia can be more commonly seen in kids from 10-13 years old and it affects 4% worldwide. This phobia will be treated with tension which is a method that applies tension into muscles so people don’t faint.