Recent Examples on the WebExamples: acrophobia, the fear of heights; arachnophobia, the fear of spiders.
Kayla Webley Adler, Marie Claire, 8 July 2019 Latest Stories Virtual reality helped people with acrophobia, a fear of heights, overcome their fear and venture onto mountains and rope bridges, researchers said.
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