Phobias: Social phobias

Social and situational phobias are some of the most debilitating because they can affect the daily lives of those affected. In some cases, these phobias can lead to depression or substance abuse.

The Greek word for "fear" or "terror" is phobos, the origin of the word ending -phobia, which we use in the scientific names of various fears. Can you match the following descriptions to the correct social or situational phobia?

1. fear of public places and open spaces
2. fear of blushing (especially in public)
3. fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
4. fear of heights
5. fear of travelling by train
6. fear of travelling by plane
7. fear of crossing bridges
8. fear of being stared at
9. fear of crossing the street
10. fear of cars or of driving a car