Fear of dark is the most common phobia of the people of this world. Fear of dark means, people who have the fear of dim or shadow or a place of darkness. All the people has this phobia, specially says to children and week heart people. This phobia has different names. Like nyctophobia, scotophobia, achluophobia and also lygophobia. Though all of these things are refers to fear of dark there are quite dissimilar between nyctophobia and fear of dark. Fear of dark actually is a natural phobia whereas nyctophobia is pathological phobia.
Fear of dark is a fear of imagination. In most of cases of this phobia affected people are have the fear on something which is in their imagination. In real cases it is found that people which people watch lots of horror films, TV shows their imagination is full with lots of horror item which stays in dark. So, when these people go normally into a dark room or in a dark place then they feel their imagination actors are come in front, though that?s only is their picture of their own creation. Some other afraid is also increase the fear of dark. Like if a person has afraid on different insect they may think in dark those insect can go over their body during dark, which creates their fear of dark. Children also have this fear naturally. This fear also can create if the person has little experience on passing time in a dark room or dark place.
After all discussion we found that it is totally a mental problem. In most of the cases this problem recovers when a person become aged. That?s mean experience about dark can delete this phobia from the victim?s mind. At last it is also very important to say that if the victim is in a very serious condition then they must need to go to the psychologist.
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