Whos Afraid Of Butterflies? : Our Fears and Phobias Named and Explained

Author(s): Stephen Juan

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Do you know someone who freaks out at the sight of a puppet (Pupaphobia)? Can't handle being bathed in moonlight (Lunaphobia)? Or is petrified of twins (Biniphobia)? For everything that exists there is someone somewhere who is deathly afraid of it. In Who's Afraid of Butterflies?, well-known popular scientist Dr Stephen Juan explores the fascinating world of our deepest fears from A (Abandonment) right through to Z (Zombies). Dr Juan explains how our phobias begin why they endure and the latest ways to overcome them - he even takes a look at the phobias of the famous (just who is afraid of butterflies?). So if you have ever been curious about phobias or just too scared to investigate then help is at hand - pick up this book and retreat to a safe place to figure it all out!


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Dr Stephen Juan is an anthropologist and educator who is best known for his award-winning newspaper and magazine articles and for his TV and radio presentations. Dr Juan grew up in California and for more than 30 years has taught at the University of Sydney where he is the Ashley Montagu Fellow in the Faculty of Education and Social Work. This is the seventh book he has written published by HarperCollins Australia.

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  • : 9780732290511
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • : 0.532
  • : May 2011
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : June 2011
  • : books

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  • : 256
  • : 500
  • : 6-Nov
  • : Paperback
  • : Stephen Juan