List of phobias !!


 

PHOBIA:An extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something.

phobias is a form of:
pho·bi·a

noun /ˈfōbēə/
phobias, plural

Here is a list of phobias arranged  alphabetically.

A

  • Ablutophobia – fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning
  • Achluophobia – fear of darkness
  • Acrophobia – fear of heights
  • Agraphobia – fear of sexual abuse
  • Agrizoophobia – fear of wild animals
  • Agyrophobia –The fear of crossing the road
  • Aichmophobia – fear of sharp or pointed objects
  • Ailurophobia – fear of cats
  • Algophobia – fear of pain
  • Androphobia – fear of men
  • Anthophobia – fear of flowers
  • Anthropophobia – fear of people
  • Aquaphobia – fear of water.
  • Arachnophobia – fear of spiders
  • Astraphobia – fear of thunder and lightning
  • Atychiphobia – fear of failure
  • Autophobia – fear of being alone or isolated
  • Aviophobia, Aviatophobia – fear of flying

B

C

  • Chaetophobia – fear of hair
  • Chemophobia – fear of chemicals
  • Chiroptophobia – fear of bats
  • Chromophobia – fear of bright colors
  • Chronophobia – fear of time and time moving forward
  • Cibophobia, Sitophobia – aversion to food, synonymous to Anorexia nervosa
  • Claustrophobia – fear of having no escape and being closed in
  • Coulrophobia – fear of clowns (not restricted to evil clowns)
  • Cyberphobia – fear of or aversion to computers / Learning new technologies

D

  • Decidophobia – fear of making decisions
  • Dentophobia, Odontophobia – fear of dentists and dental procedures
  • Disposophobia – fear of getting rid of or losing things – sometimes wrongly defined as “compulsive hoarding”
  • Dysmorphophobia, or body dysmorphic disorder – a phobic obsession with a real or imaginary body defect

E

  • Emetophobia – fear of vomiting
  • Ergasiophobia – fear of work or functioning, or a surgeon’s fear of operating
  • Ergophobia – fear of work or functioning
  • Erotophobia – fear of sexual love or sexual abuse
  • Erythrophobia – pathological blushing

F

  • Friggatriskaidekaphobia, Paraskavedekatriaphobia, *Paraskevidekatriaphobia – fear of Friday the 13th
  • Frigophobia – fear of becoming too cold

G

  • Gamophobia – fear of marriage, commitment
  • Gelotophobia – fear of being laughed at
  • Gephyrophobia – fear of bridges
  • Genophobia, Coitophobia – fear of sexual intercourse
  • Gerascophobia – fear of growing old or aging
  • Gerontophobia – fear of growing old, or a hatred or fear of the elderly
  • Glossophobia – fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
  • Gymnophobia – fear of nudity
  • Gynophobia – fear of women.

H

  • Hadephobia (also stigiophobia and stygiophobia) – fear of Hell[3]
  • Halitophobia – fear of bad breath
  • Haphephobia – fear of being touched
  • Heliophobia – fear of sunlight
  • Hemophobia, Haemophobia – fear of blood
  • Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia – fear of the number 666
  • Hoplophobia – fear of weapons, specifically firearms (Generally a political term but the clinical phobia is also documented)
  • Homophobia – fear of homosexuals or of homosexual relationships; homophobic
  • Hydrophobia – fear of water, frequently noted as a common symptom of rabies
  • Hylophobia – fear of trees, forests or wood
  • Hypnophobia or somniphobia – fear of sleep.

I

  • Ichthyophobia – fear of fish, including fear of eating fish, or fear of dead fish
  • Ipovlopsychophobia – fear of having one’s photograph taken.

L

  • Lipophobia – fear/avoidance of fats in food

M

  • Mysophobia – fear of germs, contamination or dirt

N

  • Necrophobia – fear of death and/or the dead
  • Neophobia, Cainophobia, Cainotophobia, Centophobia, Kainolophobia, Kainophobia – fear of newness, novelty
  • Nomophobia – fear of being out of mobile phone contact
  • Nosocomephobia – fear of hospitals
  • Nosophobia – fear of contracting a disease
  • Nyctophobia, Achluophobia, Lygophobia, Scotophobia – fear of darkness

O

  • Obesophobia – fear of obesity
  • Oikophobia – fear of home surroundings and household appliances
  • Ombrophobia – fear of rain
  • Omphalophobia – fear of bellybuttons
  • Ophthalmophobia – fear of being stared at
  • Osmophobia, Olfactophobia – fear of bad odours

P

  • Panphobia – fear of everything or constant fear of an unknown cause
  • Papaphobia – fear of the Pope
  • Pediophobia – fear of dolls (a branch of automatonophobia: fear of humanoid figures)
  • Phagophobia – fear of swallowing
  • Pharmacophobia – fear of medications
  • Philophobia – fear of love
  • Phobophobia – fear of having a phobia
  • Phonophobia – fear of loud sounds
  • Pteromerhanophobia – fear of being on an airplane
  • Pyrophobia – fear of fire

R

  • Radiophobia – fear of radioactivity or X-rays

S

  • Sociophobia – fear of people or social situations
  • Scopophobia – fear of being looked at or stared at
  • Somniphobia – fear of sleep
  • Spasmenagaliaphobia (neologism; no official name) – fear of broken glass[4]
  • Spectrophobia – fear of ghosts and phantoms
  • Stygiophobia – fear of Hell

T

  • Taphophobia, Taphephobia – fear of the grave, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive
  • Technophobia – fear of technology (see also Luddite)
  • Telephone phobia – fear or reluctance of making or taking phone calls
  • Tetraphobia – fear of the number 4
  • Thalassophobia – fear of the sea, or fear of being in the ocean
  • Thanatophobia – fear of dying
  • Thermophobia – fear of heat
  • Tokophobia – fear of childbirth or pregnancy
  • Traumatophobia – a synonym for injury phobia: fear of having an injury
  • Trichophobia – a morbid disgust caused by the sight of loose hairs
  • Triskaidekaphobia, Terdekaphobia – fear of the number 13
  • Trypanophobia, Belonephobia, Enetophobia – fear of needles or injections

U

  • Uranophobia, Ouranophobia – fear of Heaven

W

  • Workplace phobia – fear of the workplace

X

  • Xanthophobia – fear of the colour yellow
  • Xenophobia – fear of strangers, foreigners, or aliens
  • Xylophobia, Hylophobia, Ylophobia – fear of trees, forests or wood

 

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