SPIDER PHOBIA By N., Sam M.S. - 6 the persistent and often irrational fear of spiders. It is a specific phobia called arachnophobia. SPIDER PHOBIA: "Joe has a terrible spider phobia." Related Psychology Terms CHILD PSYCHIATRY MASS HYSTERIA OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) ANIMAL PHOBIA AVOIDANCE LEARNING TALION LAW IMPOTENCE Selecting a Diagnosis SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPIDER PHOBIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spider-phobia/ (accessed August 11, 2022).