The 10 Most Frequent Phobias

1. Social Phobia - Fear of interacting with people
2. Agoraphobia - Fear of crowds
3. Emetophobia - Fear of vomiting
4. Ereutophobia - Fear of blushing in public
5. Amaxophobia - Fear of driving a car
6. Hypocondria - Fear of disease
7. Aerodromophobia - Fear of flying
8. Arachnophobia - Fear of spiders
9. Zoophobia - Fear of animals
10. Claustrophobia - Fear of closed spaces

(Source: British National Health Service)

It’s hard to believe but we are actually more afraid of interacting with people and of blushing in public than we are of spiders and disease. From an interpersonal behavior perspective, it’s quite surprising!