The common phobias afflicting creative types

Forget heights and spiders. The people who get paid be to creative have far bigger worries—like deadlines.

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I blame what had to have been some low-budget, made-for-TV horror flick I watched as a child—one that some unnamed authority figure should have stopped me from seeing.

This phobia even has a name—gnomophobia. Unfortunately, the American Psychological Association has yet to recognize it. Clearly, they never saw the movie.

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