Definition of Simple phobia
1. Noun. Any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli.
Specialized synonyms: Acrophobia, Algophobia, Aquaphobia, Astraphobia, Automysophobia, Claustrophobia, Cryophobia, Cyberphobia, Hydrophobia, Hypnophobia, Mysophobia, Neophobia, Nyctophobia, Phobophobia, Acousticophobia, Phonophobia, Photophobia, Pyrophobia, Taphephobia, Thanatophobia, Triskaidekaphobia, Zoophobia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Simple Phobia
Literary usage of Simple phobia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Joining Forces on Solid-Waste Management: Regionalization Is Working in by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"In the past year, approximately 11 percent of people had an anxiety disorder; 8% had social phobia; and 9% had simple phobia. Percent of Anxiety Disorders ..."
2. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"simple phobia is the only disorder for which there is any replication of racial ... Blacks had significantly higher rates of simple phobia than others in ..."
3. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Diabetic patients who were candidates for pancreatic transplantation had a significantly greater prevalence of current simple phobia than the general ..."
4. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Specific phobia, also called single or simple phobia, describes the onset of intense, excessive, or unreasonable fear, stimulated by the presence or ..."
5. Papers on Psycho-analysis by Ernest Jones (1918)
"... following case of a simple phobia is related, not as a detailed study, but merely to illustrate some of the differences existing between the two current ..."
6. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"A very frequent ostensibly complicated mechanism appears if the content of an original simple phobia of anxiety neurosis is substituted by another idea, ..."
7. Health United States 1995: The Annual National Report on Health by Kate Prager, Diane M. Makuc, Jacob J. Feldman (1998)
"... dysthymia, anxiety disorders, panic disorder, agoraphobia without panic disorder, social phobia, simple phobia, and generalized anxiety disorder. ..."