In this study, participants who feared
spiders were asked to undergo five encounters with live spiders - tarantulas, in fact - and then provide size estimates of the spiders after those encounters ended.
Less than 10% of preschoolers expressed that they feared
new and unfamiliar experiences, the lack of information, the physical environment of the hospital, and child-staff relations (see Figure 1).
that something might be wrong, and so he sent me for further testing.
They make huge mistakes about the likelihood of certain feared
The fifth-degree black belt sensei -- a master karate teacher -- feared
The six epidemics are tuberculosis, still a threat today; bubonic plague in Chinatown, San Francisco, at the turn of the last century; trachoma, the eye disease that immigrants at Ellis Island feared
because it kept them from entering the country; typhus and the riots and fear it engendered at the US/Mexico border in 1917; AIDS and Haitian immigrants in the 1990s; and the fear of a cholera outbreak in Detroit in 1997, connected with the arrival of African immigrants.
In the adult sample getting an injection ranked as the most highly feared
stimuli with 68.
Persons who are feared
and stigmatized may delay seeking care and remain in the community undetected.
that whatever they have done wrong that they afraid of getting punishment or their parents will kill them.