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Halloween is creeping up on us, so we decided to find out what American's fear the most.
TUCSON, Ariz. - Halloween is creeping up on us, so we decided to find out what American's fear the most.
Your Local Security released its 2018 report on America's Top-Searched Phobias. The "fear of people" and "fear of spiders" were the most searched in 11 states each.
In Arizona, it was Anthrophobia, which is the fear of people or social situations.
Here's a full list of most-searched fears by state:
Fear of People (Anthrophobia: morbid fear of social situations)
Fear of Needles (Trypanophobia: abnormal fear of injections, blood draws, and needles)
Fear of Thunder (Astraphobia: severe fear of thunderstorms and lightning)
Fear of Success (Achievemephobia: fear of living up to—or not living up to—one’s potential)
Fear of Bugs (Entomophobia: excessive fear of insects)
Fear of Sleep (Somniphobia: fear or aversion to falling asleep at night)
Fear of Heights (Acrophobia: acute or abnormal fear of high places)
Fear of Spiders (Arachnophobia: intense aversion to members of the arachnid family)
Fear of Being Alone (Autophobia: morbid fear of isolation or abandonment)
Fear of Dying (Thanatophobia: irrational or extreme fear of death)
Fear of Love (Philophobia: unreasonable fear of falling in love or emotional attachment)
Fear of Commitment (Gamophobia: overwhelming fear of long-term obligations or marriage)
Fear of Driving (Vehophobia: persistent, overpowering fear of driving)
Fear of the Dark (Nyctophobia: extreme fear of night or darkness)
No Biggest Fear
Fear of People (Anthrophobia: the morbid fear of social situations)
Fear of Needles (Trypanophobia: intense fear of injections, blood draws, and needles)
Fear of Everything (Panophobia: generalized, lingering fear that something bad is about to happen)
Fear of Spiders (Arachnophobia: an intense aversion to members of the arachnid family)
For more information about the report visit the Your Local Security website.