Medical Terminology Related to Phobias


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The irrational, persistent, and intense fear of something is known as (a):

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1. If you live on the 100th floor of a skyscraper, you better not have:

2. Someone who is really afraid of spiders has:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many people exhibit different types of phobias, though some are more common than others. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of a few of the more prevalent phobias and the medical terms for them. Some things you'll be assessed on include claustrophobia, agoraphobia, and acrophobia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The fear of spiders
  • Marketplace fear
  • An irrational and intense fear of something
  • A fear of heights

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the medical terminology associated with phobias
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different types of phobias and their terminology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the various symptoms and apply it to relevant phobias

Additional Learning

To learn more about phobias, review the accompanying lesson Medical Terminology Related to Phobias. This lesson covers the following:

  • The definition of acrophobia
  • Agoraphobia
  • Claustrophobia
  • Arachnophobia