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This Is What I Fear #6 - Ornithophobia

Encountering a bird isn't really something many people fear however the fear of birds, also known as Ornithophobia does exist. This phobia is really wide where some people might only be scared of a specific type of bird such as only being scared of birds of prey but can go as far as being scared of taxidermies of birds!


When confronted by a bird, you might start to shake or shiver but as with all phobias, the severity of this phobia can easily range from crying to trying to hide to even having a panic attack. The cause of your Ornithophobia will be different from another person as it can be because of a traumatic experience or even happen for no reason!

Even though medications can for sure help with this fear, two main techniques that a professional can do to help you out are hypnosis and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

As unique as this fear is, if you have it, don't hesitate to get help for it. Talk to a professional as soon as possible. Good luck!

















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