ophidiophobia

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ophidiophobia

1. an abnormal fear of snakes. Also ophiophobia.
2. herpetophobia.
See also: Snakes
herpetophobia.
See also: Reptiles
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But her fear of snakes was right up there with her fear of John McCririck.
WOULD you like to conquer your fear of snakes, cockroaches and reptiles?
Turning a fear of snakes into a deep respect and appreciation can actually happen quite quickly, even for the most timid and frightened.
An anxiety of harmful animals or things is a natural protection mechanism that warms human beings of potential danger, for example, fear of snakes.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Director of Penn's Child/Adolescent OCD, Tics, Trichotillomania, & Anxiety Group (COTTAGe) -- this webinar will discuss how specific phobias such as fear of snakes, heights and medical procedures are among the most common mental health issues, and that they are associated with significant anxiety and avoidance that can cause functional impairment.
Work at the Patna district registry office under the Registration, Excise and Prohibition department has come to a standstill because of the all- pervasive fear of snakes.
The development of this paradigm stemmed in part from the observation that wild but not laboratory-reared rhesus monkeys exhibited an intense phobic-like fear of snakes (Joslin, Fletcher, & Emlen, 1964).
A German snake charmer has died after being bitten by a viper while teaching people to get over their fear of snakes and reptiles.
And if you have a real fear of snakes, don't go near the woods
Fear of snakes or fear of public speaking doesn't kill people, but fear of needles does.
Naser and Ali knowibg her fear of snakes, asked the Captain to place a python in front of her to her distress
The RSPCA said the quaking man had a genuine fear of snakes so was too petri-fied to get close enough to have a proper look at the reptile.