4 thoughts on “ Fear Of The Dark ”

  1. Nyctophobia is an age-inappropriate fear of darkness that can prompt someone to limit their activities, avoid certain circumstances, and experience anxiety in anticipation of there being no light. It is when the concern crosses over from being an inborn protective mechanism to being a clinical issue that it is designated a phobia.
  2. Sep 26,  · Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects that there is nothing wrong with Ryan and that this is just a ploy for more attention/10(K).
  3. Sep 29,  · Being afraid of the dark often starts in childhood and is viewed as a normal part of development. Studies focused on this phobia have shown that humans often fear the dark for its lack of Author: Ashley Marcin.
  4. The dark can also be more broadly interpreted as anything unknown or unfamiliar to someone that inspires in them fear and anxiety. Steve, who wrote it, is really afraid of the dark.

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