Nyctophobia: Two Steps To Help Your Child Overcome Their Fear Of The Dark

Winter is on its way, and with it is coming shorter days and longer nights. For those children who suffer from nyctophobia, which is a fear of the dark, winter is the worst time of the year for their fears. Nyctophobia was the reason a young New South Wales boy died in 2012, when the simple act of lighting a candle to ease his fears ultimately led to his death. If nyctophobia has struck your child, you are likely looking for ways to fight back against this phobia.