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Fear commitment? Here's what you need to know about Gamophobia

Managing gamophobia is relatively easy as it is a social disorder and can be overcome with a positive attitude and the right treatment.

Fear the unfamiliar? Here's everything you need to know about Neophobia

It is important to understand the role of professional treatment, including a combination of medications as well as psychological approaches in reducing the symptoms of anxiety disorders, including phobias.


Does water make you feel anxious? Here's what you need to know about Aquaphobia

Anxiety, increased heart rate, breathlessness and the fear of dying – even if the situation does not present any such threat, are some symptoms associated with the condition.

Mysophobia: All you need to know about the fear of germs

People with Mysophobia take stringent measure to avoid contamination and tend to keep the spaces they visit or live in, spick and span.

Tokophobia: All you need to know about the fear of pregnancy

Despite being initially documented in medical literature over 150 years ago, Tokophobia still remains largely unrecognised within the obstetric community.

Basophobia: All you need to know about the fear of falling

The condition is characterised by debilitating anxiety, dreadfulness and symptoms that are closely associated with panic, such as rapid breathing, shortness of breath, sweating, irregular heartbeat, dry mouth, and nausea.


Trypanophobia: All you need to know about the fear of injections or needles

The phobia can interfere with your medical treatment which may involve getting vaccinations or injectable medicines. Hence, it is essential to get a proper diagnosis of the condition.

Agoraphobia: All you need to know about the fear of being in open or closed spaces

Most anxiety disorders have a tendency to run in the family. Children with at least one parent having any anxiety disorder have higher chances of being diagnosed with agoraphobia.

Phobia is my parents' personal favourite: Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte has said that her recent release Phobia, that was praised by critics, is her parents' favourite film'.

Phobia also a comment on violence in society: Director Pawan Kripalani

Pawan Kripalani wanted to explore the violence in society and its impact on people.

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Radhika Apte at 'Phobia' trailer launch

Radhika Apte is all set for Viki Rajani's psychological thriller 'Phobia'. The film's trailer launch took place in Mumbai on April 25.

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Kajol has a phobia of falling sick

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Bollywood actress Kajol confessed that she has a phobia of falling sick, and does not even have time for an ailment such as a headache ever since she has become a mother. She believes that women must give themselves the same guilt free importance as they give their children and family members, and spend a good amount of time on themselves too.Kajol was present at the event in Mumbai, where she wished to urge and educate women about the importance of taking their health seriously and getting regular check- ups done.