Terror is an extreme fear.
It is an unwanted, unpleasant negative emotion. It’s the feeling of dread and anticipation that precedes the horrifying events and leaving the person greatly anxious.
Synonyms can be dread, fright, horror, terrorism, panic, shock.
The terms “terrorist” and “terrorism” originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a religious or political aim.It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in war.
Modern definition is “Terrorism is the deliberate killing of innocent people, at random, to spread fear through a whole population and force the hand of its political leaders”.
One type of terror is Night terror, also known as sleep terror, is a sleep disorder, causing feelings of terror or dread and typically occurs during the first hours of stage 3 – 4 non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep.
Sleep terrors begin in children between the ages of 3 and 12, and usually stop during adolescence.
In adults, they most commonly occur between the ages of 20 to 30. Though the frequency and severity vary between individuals, the episodes can occur in intervals of days or weeks, but can also occur over consecutive nights or multiple times in one night.
These unwanted fear attacks or terrors can be managed by psychotherapy and Bach Flower Remedies (highly effective and assures zero side effects).