Phobia Facts – 100 Surprising Facts About Phobias

Interesting Facts About Phobias

2 million adults in the U.S. are suffering from specific phobia.

15 million adults in the U.S. suffer from social phobia.

Specific phobias are more prevalent in women than in men.

Panic attacks are often the symptoms of phobias.

5 to 7% of people in the world suffer from claustrophobia (fear of being trapped in small confined spaces).

9% of specific phobia cases are severe, while 30% are moderate and 48.1% are mild.

3 out of 4 individuals are affected by speech anxiety.

Phobias can be formed as a natural part of development of the child.

5% of the people in the U.S. suffers from claustrophobia

Nearly 5% of children and 16% of adults will suffer from specific phobia in their lifetime.

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