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Bibliophobia – the Fear or Hatred of Books

Bibliophobia is not one of the most popular types of phobia you'd hear about, but it is as real and uncomfortable as any other...

Catoptrophobia (the Fear of Mirrors/reflections) – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The fear of mirrors or the anxiety towards mirror reflections is generally known as catoptrophobia, spectrophobia, or Eisoptrophobia. The fear of mirrors or the anxiety...

Atelophobia (Fear of Imperfection) – Causes and Symptoms

Although it has some similarities to perfectionism, atelophobia is a real mental condition that is characterized by the dread of imperfection and the feeling...

Telling the Complex Story of ‘medical Xenophobia’ in South Africa

The phrase “medical xenophobia” is often used to describe the negative attitudes and practices of South African health care professionals towards refugees and migrants....

Sitophobia (the Fear of Food) – Types, Causes, Signs and Treatment

Dietary disorders may stem primarily from alterations in a person's appetite, which, in a lot of cases, is induced by environmental factors or other...

Chronophobia or Fear of Passing Time – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

People are afraid of things like water, spiders, long words, and even flying. But have you heard of the fear of time?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) – What It is and How It Works?

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is one of the most popular types of psychotherapeutic treatment. It is designed to help patients get a clear understanding...

Aichmophobia – Fear of Sharp Things

Phobias are an extreme fear of specific objects, animals, people, situations, or activities that, in reality, are not precisely very dangerous but still...

Haphephobia (Fear of Being Touched) – Causes and Symptoms

People with haphephobia or Aphenphosmphobia have a deep fear of being touched. With Aphenphosmphobia, human contact or touch can be overpowering, weakening, and even...

Arachnophobia (Fear of Spiders and Other Arachnids) – Causes and Symptoms

Not all of us do well with insects around us. So if you are scared to death each time you see a spider or...

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Lagos State government has dismissed the rumoured suspicion of cases of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Gowon Estate. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi,...

Outbreaks Like Coronavirus Start in and Spread From the Edges of Cities

Emerging infectious disease has much to do with how and where we live. The ongoing coronavirus is an example of the close relationships between...

Nigeria: Coronavirus – Lagos Places Hotels, Resorts Under Surveillance

The Lagos State Government has placed hotels and other resort centres in parts of the state on active surveillance to closely monitor visitors, travellers...

3 Steps to Maintain Your Nails “In the Pink”

Having healthy and well-maintained nails is not only essential for your own self, in fact, it adds supreme charm to your overall outlook and...

The Importance Of Morse Code In Medicine

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Does Hypnosis Really Work?

People have now been using hypnosis for thousands  of years. It was used by the early Egyptians as a  medical treatment and has been...
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