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There are many websites that provide lists of the most common fears among adults, such as Psychology.About.com, WebMD.com, Forbes.com and ABC.net.au. Each one varies slightly as to the exact rankings of different phobias, but agoraphobia, social phobias, arachnophobia a...


Common fears include flying, public places, heights, spiders, dogs and blood. While many people face their fears and overcome them, others live life paralyzed by their fears.


There are so many types of heart diseases that they are grouped into different families, according to the World Heart Federation. These families include rheumatic, hypertensive, ischemic, cerebrovascular and inflammatory heart diseases.


One way to classify candy is by chocolate content: chocolate candy and sugar candy not containing chocolate. Chocolate candy contains some concentration of the cocoa plant and typically possesses nearly the same texture regardless of the added ingredients. Subdividing c...


There is no psychological name for the fear of elevators. However, an elevator is often a common trigger for those who suffer from claustrophobia and agoraphobia.


While fear of communism was common in the 1920s, the Cold War with the USSR solidified America's collective distrust and fear of communism. Aspects of communism seem to be at odds with the Constitution. Communism also threatens capitalism.


According to Phobia Source, the term metathesiophobia is used to describe fear of changes. It describes an irrational and undesirable fear of a future different from the status quo of present day.