Arachnophobia: Definition, Treatment & Symptoms


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What is arachnophobia?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a common treatment for arachnophobia?

2. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of arachnophobia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Arachnophobia is an uncomfortable subject for many, due to the core subject of this irrational fear. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of arachnophobia as well as its symptoms and treatments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What arachnophobia is
  • Treatments for arachnophobia
  • Symptoms of arachnophobia
  • Causes of arachnophobia
  • Misconceptions about arachnophobia

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about arachnophobia
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify key concepts, including what arachnophobia is
  • Making connections - correlate your knowledge of human behavior to your understanding of phobias as excessive and irrational fears
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about arachnophobia, its symptoms and its treatments

Additional Learning

To learn more about arachnophobia, review the accompanying lesson called Arachnophobia: Definition, Treatment & Symptoms. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains the definition of arachnophobia
  • Covers the symptoms and treatments of arachnophobia
  • Details cultural beliefs and misconceptions about arachnophobia