SPIDER PHOBIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 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 SNAKE PHOBIA ANIMAL PHOBIA SPECIFIC PHOBIA DISEASE PHOBIA BLOOD PHOBIA FEAR OF FAILURE NECROPHOBIA PHOBIA FEAR OF FLYING BLOOD PHOBIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPIDER PHOBIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spider-phobia/ (accessed February 19, 2020).