The Common Types Of Phobias

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ISLAMOPHOBIA Phobias are a type of a phsycological disorder that occurs in humans, it has several types, classifications and categories.As we all know, phobias are extreme types of fear, usually of unreasonable proportions and of the most ordinary of things. Some phobias are considered to be common phobias that can happen to people often. There are several common types of phobias such as spider phobia, snake phobia, flying phobia germ phobia. We can almost understand why and how a person could be afraid of heights or of crawling insects and spiders and other common types of phobia, there some types of phobias that are considered to be uncommon, and it is a totally different concept to become afraid, to an extreme degree, of…show more content…
As a result, they will most likely discriminate against people they perceive to be outsiders. Although in group preference does not automatically require being hostile against the other people, in-group preference and out group hostility are enhanced by external threats (Cashdan 2001). Since threats are often known to arise from the outsiders it can be expected that disasters have the ability to increase group loyalty. This paper will discuss a type of phobia which is Isalmaphobia and its effect. ISLAMOPHOBIA Previous we said that phobias are fears that are extreme and unreasonable in nature. When the term Islamophobia was first used in a 1991 Runnymede Trust Report, it was taken to mean the "unfounded hostility towards Muslims, and therefore, fear or dislike of all or most Muslims" (Center for Race & Gender n.d.). This was first used within the situation of Muslim existence in the U.K. and Europe. However, we find in that hostility is the primary element for this phobia and it appears to be bigger in weight over the actual fear itself. It is aimed at a group of people foreign to one’s own. Finally, Islamophobia is unique because its considered as unfounded fear, there are some reasons that propose that Islamophobia has evolved into a racist phenomenon. Justifications for Islamophobia Based on the justifications above, we will attempt to explain why Islamophobia
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