Glossophobia

The fear of public speaking or speaking in general

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Definition:
  • The fear of public speaking or speaking in general
Causes:
  • Pressure
  • Stress
  • High Stakes
  • Anti-social Behaviors
Low Self Esteem
Symptoms:
  • Sweating
  • Panic
  • Nausea
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Freezing Up
  • Anxiety
Fun Facts:
  • Glossophobia affects up to 75% of people (varying degrees, temporary)
  • No difference between sexes
  • Most common phobia
Celebrities:
  • Megan Fox
  • Hayden Penetierre
  • Adele
  • Peter Gabriel
Google Nexus 7: Fear Less

Works consulted

Glossophobia.com." Glossophobia. Do You Suffer from Glossophobia or Fear Public Speaking? N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2014.
"Glossophobia." About Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.
"CROWD44." CROWD44. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.