Do You Have A Phobia: Here are List Of Phobias You Should Know

A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation.

Phobias can be divided into specific phobias, social phobia, and agoraphobia. The Types of specific phobias include those to certain animals, natural environment situations, blood or injury, and specific situations. The most common are fear of spiders, fear of snakes, and fear of heights.

Here are A-Z phobias :

A

  • Achluophobia: Fear of darkness
  • Acrophobia: Fear of heights
  • Aerophobia: Fear of flying
  • Algophobia: Fear of pain
  • Alektorophobia: Fear of chickens
  • Agoraphobia: Fear of public spaces or crowds
  • Aichmophobia: Fear of needles or pointed objects
  • Amaxophobia: Fear of riding in a car
  • Androphobia: Fear of men
  • Anginophobia: Fear of angina or choking
  • Anthophobia Fear of flowers
  • Anthropophobia Fear of people or society
  • Aphenphosmphobia Fear of being touched
  • Arachnophobia Fear of spiders
  • Arithmophobia Fear of numbers
  • Astraphobia Fear of thunder and lightning
  • Ataxophobia Fear of disorder or untidiness
  • Atelophobia Fear of imperfection
  • Atychiphobia Fear of failure
  • Autophobia Fear of being alone

B

  • Bacteriophobia: Fear of bacteria
  • Barophobia Fear of gravity
  • Bathmophobia Fear of stairs or steep slopes
  • Batrachophobia Fear of amphibians
  • Belonephobia Fear of pins and needles
  • Bibliophobia Fear of books
  • Botanophobia Fear of plants

C

  • Cacophobia Fear of ugliness
  • Catagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed
  • Catoptrophobia Fear of mirrors
  • Chionophobia Fear of snow
  • Chromophobia Fear of colors
  • Chronomentrophobia Fear of clocks
  • Claustrophobia Fear of confined spaces
  • Coulrophobia Fear of clowns
  • Cyberphobia Fear of computers
  • Cynophobia Fear of dogs.

D

  • Dendrophobia Fear of trees
  • Dentophobia Fear of dentists
  • Domatophobia Fear of houses
  • Dystychiphobia Fear of accidents

E

  • Ecophobia Fear of the home
  • Elurophobia Fear of cats
  • Entomophobia Fear of insects
  • Ephebiphobia Fear of teenagers
  • Equinophobia Fear of horses

F, G

  • Gamophobia Fear of marriage
  • Genuphobia Fear of knees
  • Glossophobia Fear of speaking in public
  • Gynophobia Fear of women

H

  • Heliophobia Fear of the sun
  • Hemophobia Fear of blood
  • Herpetophobia Fear of reptiles
  • Hydrophobia Fear of water
  • Hypochondria Fear of illness

I-K

  • Iatrophobia Fear of doctors
  • Insectophobia Fear of insects
  • Koinoniphobia Fear of rooms full of people

L

  • Leukophobia Fear of the color white
  • Lilapsophobia Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes
  • Lockiophobia Fear of childbirth

M

  • Mageirocophobia Fear of cooking
  • Megalophobia Fear of large things
  • Melanophobia Fear of the color black
  • Microphobia Fear of small things
  • Mysophobia Fear of dirt and germs

N

  • Necrophobia Fear of death or dead things
  • Noctiphobia Fear of the night
  • Nosocomephobia Fear of hospitals
  • Nyctophobia Fear of the dark

O

  • Obesophobia Fear of gaining weight
  • Octophobia Fear of the figure 8
  • Ombrophobia Fear of rain
  • Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes
  • Ornithophobia Fear of birds

P

  • Papyrophobia Fear of paper
  • Pathophobia Fear of disease
  • Pedophobia Fear of children
  • Philophobia Fear of love
  • Phobophobia Fear of phobias
  • Podophobia Fear of feet
  • Pogonophobia Fear of beards
  • Porphyrophobia Fear of the color purple
  • Pteridophobia Fear of ferns
  • Pteromerhanophobia Fear of flying
  • Pyrophobia Fear of fire

Q-S

  • Samhainophobia Fear of Halloween
  • Scolionophobia Fear of school
  • Selenophobia Fear of the moon
  • Sociophobia Fear of social evaluation
  • Somniphobia Fear of sleep

T

  • Tachophobia Fear of speed
  • Technophobia Fear of technology
  • Tonitrophobia Fear of thunder
  • Trypanophobia Fear of needles or injections

U-Z

  • Venustraphobia Fear of beautiful women
  • Verminophobia Fear of germs
  • Wiccaphobia Fear of witches and witchcraft
  • Xenophobia Fear of strangers or foreigners
  • Zoophobia Fear of animals.

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