Fear Essay Topics

Thought Experiment

The fear of death is natural for all human beings regardless of race or culture and perhaps the only thing that separates the fear among different cultures are the vast array of concepts and views pertaining to it. After the concept of a higher being, death is perhaps the second most philosophically debated topic and… View Article

Overcoming Fear And Bias As A Clinician

A special challenge that mental health personnel in prison facilities deal with is the setting of their profession. Exposure to convicted felons, being subject to security sanctions and dealing with individuals under constant stress creates tests an individual’s professional and personal integrity and capability. The fears and biases associated with prisons and inmates stems from… View Article


As long as I can remember, I’ve always perceived mirrors as something inimical. To be honest, I hate mirrors most of the time. But, today I’m sitting in front of one, and a beautiful woman is looking back at me. It’s time to fight my fear and hatred, time to look closely at who I… View Article

Types of Phobias

Our psychics still stands very far away from the complete understanding of the processes that take place inside our mind. One of the striking evidences for this statement is the widest variety of fears that quite often enthrall people, and what is more, there are no easy ways to find any reasonable explanation to expand… View Article

Personality Disorder and Agoraphobia

Treating a Person who suffers from Paranoid Personality Disorder and Agoraphobia             Agoraphobia is a kind of disorder that often interpreted as fear of open places. However, it does not limit to place only such that this kind of phobia includes the fear of one person to any situation and places around him.             “There… View Article

Fears and Phobias

Fears and phobias in general can sometimes rule a person’s life. Something as simple as not drinking out of a pink glass, or going on a roller coaster aren’t good examples, but a good one is on the T. V. show Fear Factor. For one of the challenges the contestants had to jump off a… View Article

Creative Writing – Darkness

I suddenly awoke. It was three in the morning. It seemed like the whole world was sleeping but me. The silence, sinister. I felt the weight of the darkness pushing on me. My mind darted from one nightmare scenario to the next, the fear of the unknown overwhelmed me and I was paranoid about vicious… View Article

The Nature of Phobia

Your heart starts beating faster. Your palms start to sweat. You’re shaking, and suddenly you’re short of breath. This is fear, an emotion we all experience at some point in our lives. It warns us when something is not safe, or even when we are outside our own “comfort zone”. Like, for instance, some of… View Article

How To Build Suspense and Scare the Audience

The film Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg, was created approximately 30 years ago. It tells the story of a shark which attacks and kills numerous people off the north-east coast of the USA in a small holiday resort called Amity Island. The attacks took place around the 4th of July, which in America, is similar… View Article

Overcoming Fear

There is an important event that happens in every person’s life. That important event may be a number of things. Such as someone winning the lottery or even having a tragic loss in the family. My important event in life was the day I conquered my fear of heights. Everyone has some type of fear… View Article

Fears & Phobias Opinion Paper

“A strong dislike of flying is a fear, whereas a pathological fear (an intense, uncontrollable, unendurable, physical fear) is considered to be a phobia” (Rob Kelly). Not many people know the difference between fears and phobias neither did I until I began researching for my project. Many people have fears such as a fear of… View Article

My Childhood Fear

Why do people have fears? Why do we let fears control our lives? I never thought I would ever get over my own fears. These fears made my childhood very difficult and hard to deal with. When I was a kid, I was scared of spiders. As great as my parents were about letting their… View Article

First Flight Experience

Have you ever felt scared when you are put in a foreign situation for the first time? You probably felt it was scary at first but afterwards you might have found it very amazing. Experience is what everybody may have to go through eventually. I was always afraid of experiencing new things because of fear… View Article

Phobias Definition

When people see the words one and direction together, they either have a mini heart attack due to extreme excitement or they simply disregard the subject. I am the mini heart attack type; therefore, I have done my research on the infamous band. While doing this, I found an interesting fun fact. Liam Payne, the… View Article

Healthy fear

Fear is a feeling; it is a reaction to something we are frightened of, a natural instinct when faced with something we feel may endanger us. However, fear can be healthy and/or unhealthy; for instance, being afraid of spiders is slightly unhealthy as they can not actually do any harm but if a person is… View Article

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear.” I bet no person will disagree to this statement. We all have fears. Some would admit it, most prefer hiding it. The fears we have inside serve as our weakness in our times of strong points. Facing and conquering these fears is the ultimate key to… View Article

YEL In Difficult Situations

“In difficult situations, some people react calmly, while others react with panic.” Discuss. Usually, different people have different perspectives on viewing a difficult situation. In general, a difficult situation is the situation that is extremely hard to accomplish or endure. It may be dangerous, unpleasant, complicated, urgent, disastrous and etc. For example, crisis is one… View Article

My worst Nightmare

IDEAS “I lay down and waited for the soothing blanket of sleep shroud me. A few second later the anticipated blackness and darkness hit me like a tuck” “Suddenly, the deafening noise of my phone alarm woke me up with a jolt. Then I new it was all just a dream” “The twisted feeling of… View Article

Life is full of challenges

Life is full of challenges. In the stories, “Breaking Through Uncertainty-Welcoming Adversity” and “Neighbours,” written by Jim McCormick and Lien Chao, the main characters illustrate benefits derived from taking risks. Even though both people in these texts undergo personal challenges, in “Neighbours” the character, Sally, receives greater benefits from taking risks than McCormick in “Breaking… View Article

Superstitions in “Jane Eyre”

When reading literature from different cultures around the world, most readers become familiar with certain aspects of each region’s folklore. Every tribe or nation has heroes and villains, mythical or historical, which figure into its everyday conversation. As powerful as heroic men and women may be, often the more potent characters are the mysterious ones:… View Article

The role fear plays in the actions

Fear has brought its way into a little town called Aqua traverse, motivating them into cold blooded kidnappers. The role of fear appears in many of the villagers in particular Michele, Felice and Pino as they show numerous areas of fear throughout the novel I’m not scared. An innocent young boy Michele takes his fears… View Article

Lamb to the Slaughter – Study of Mary Maloney

I am going to explain within this essay how I think Mary Maloney’s character changes in the story Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl. When the story opens Mary is a content, loving and devoted wife and is six months pregnant and happy to be so. “Now and again she would g lance up… View Article

“Serrusalmus” by Lesley Glaister

Serrusalmus is a short story written by Lesley Glaister. It was published in Contexts in 1992. The themes in the story are fear, revenge and love. Through the whole story Marjorie fears the world, other people and especially Mick. The fear controls her life and makes her stay inside her apartment most of the time…. View Article

The Man in the Black Suit Close Reading

In passage number one King gives us a clear image of what the main character sees as the devil. Everyone has their own idea of what the devil looks like. Some think he is red wit horns, ugly, and scary. But king gives us a unique image, “His face was long and pale. His black… View Article

Tough Love

“If you have to make a choice, to be feared is much safer than to be loved” (46). Niccolò Machiavelli declared this in The Prince while explaining how to be an extraordinary leader. If leaders are feared they will be respected by their people and other countries, thus keeping justice and maintaining control. If a… View Article

Teenager’s lack on face-to-face communication

Yes, I do think that teenagers lacking the ability to socialize face-to-face is a problem. Just the fact that experts, people who have intense experience through practice and education in this particular field, claim that because of our reliance on technology we have built problems with our face-to-face social skills is an indication that this… View Article

Intro to Psych Practice eMultiple Choice

A)Louie, who is excessively anxious about his health and his job, even though there is no concrete reason for it. B)Ruth, who refuses to eat in front of others for fear her hand will shake. C)Lauren, who has incapacitating attacks of anxiety that come on her suddenly causing problems with breathing D)Juliana, who gets hysterical… View Article

According to an extensive study of U.S. adults

Phobia A phobia is an extreme, persistent fear that interferes with normal living. It is not necessarily an irrational fear. Many people have phobias of snakes, spiders, lightning, heights, and other items that really are dangerous. What is irrational is the excessive degree of the fear, leading to panic in the presence of the feared… View Article

What is the Beck Anxiety Inventory

The Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), created by Dr. Aaron T. Beck and other colleagues, is a 21-question multiple-choice self-report inventory that is used for measuring the severity of an individual’sanxiety. The BAI consists of twenty-one questions about how the subject has been feeling in the last month, expressed as common symptoms of anxiety (such as… View Article