Sunday, September 18, 2016

Published September 18, 2016 by Knowminfo with 0 comment

List of Phobias

1.Acrophobia – The fear of heights. Five percent of the general population suffer from this phobia. 
2.Aerophobia – The fear of flying. 25 million Americans share a fear of flying.
3.Arachnophobia – The fear of spiders affects women four times more (48% women and 12% men).
4.Agoraphobia – The fear of open or crowded spaces. People with this fear often wont leave home.
5.Cynophobia – The fear of dogs. This includes everything from small Poodles to large Great Danes.
6.Astraphobia – The fear of thunder/lightning AKA Brontophobia, Tonitrophobia, Ceraunophobia.
7.Claustrophobia – The fear of small spaces like elevators, small rooms and other enclosed spaces.
8.Mysophobia – The fear of germs. It is also rightly termed as Germophobia or Bacterophobia.
9.Ophidiophobia – The fear of snakes.  
10.Trypophobia – The fear of holes is an unusual but pretty common phobia.
11.Carcinophobia – The fear of cancer. People with this develop extreme diets.
12.Thanatophobia – The fear of death. Even talking about death can be hard.
13.Glossophobia – The fear of public speaking. Not being able to do speeches.
14.Monophobia – The fear of being alone. Even while eating and/or sleeping.
15.Atychiphobia – The fear of failure. It is the single greatest barrier to success.
16.Ornithophobia – The fear of birds. Individuals suffering from this may only fear certain species.
17.Alektorophobia – The fear of chickens. You may have this phobia if chickens make you panic.
18.Enochlophobia – The fear of crowds is closely related to Ochlophobia and Demophobia.
19.Aphenphosmphobia – The fear of intimacy. Fear of being touched and love.
20.Trypanophobia – The fear of needles. I used to fear needles (that and death).
21.Anthropophobia – The fear of people. Being afraid of people in all situations.
22.Aquaphobia – The fear of water. Being afraid of water or being near water.
23.Autophobia – The fear of abandonment and being abandoned by someone.
24.Hemophobia – The fear of blood. Even the sight of blood can cause fainting.
25.Gamophobia – The fear of commitment or sticking with someone to the end.
26.Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia – The fear of long words. Believe it or not, it’s real.
27.Xenophobia – The fear of the unknown. Fearing anything or anyone that is strange or foreign.
28.Vehophobia – The fear of driving. This phobia affects personal and work life.
29.Basiphobia – The fear of falling. Some may even refuse to walk or stand up.
30.Achievemephobia – The fear of success. The opposite to the fear of failure.
31.Theophobia – The fear of God causes an irrational fear of God or religion.
32.Ailurophobia – The fear of cats. This phobia is also known as Gatophobia.
33.Metathesiophobia – The fear of change. Sometimes change is a good thing.
34.Globophobia – The fear of balloons. They should be fun,but not for phobics.
35.Nyctophobia – The fear of darkness. Being afraid of the dark or the night is common for kids.
36.Androphobia – The fear of men. Usually seen in younger females, but it can also affect adults.
37.Phobophobia – The fear of fear. The thought of being afraid of objects/situations.
38.Philophobia – The fear of love. Being scared of falling in love or emotions.
39.Triskaidekaphobia – The fear of the number 13 or the bad luck that follows.
40.Emetophobia – The fear of vomiting and the fear of loss of your self control.
41.Gephyrophobia – The fear of bridges and crossing even the smallest bridge.
42.Entomophobia – The fear of bugs and insects, also related to Acarophobia.
43.Lepidopterophobia – The fear of butterflies and often most winged insects.
44.Panophobia – The fear of everything or fear that terrible things will happen.
45.Podophobia – The fear of feet. Some people fear touching or looking at feet, even their own.
46.Paraskevidekatriaphobia – The fear of Friday the 13th. About 8% of Americans have this phobia.
47.Somniphobia – The fear of sleep. Being terrified of what might happen right after you fall asleep.
48.Gynophobia – The fear of women. May occur if you have unresolved mother issues.
49.Apiphobia – The fear of bees. Many people fear being stung by angry bees.
50.Koumpounophobia – The fear of buttons. Clothes with buttons are avoided.
51.Anatidaephobia – The fear of ducks. Somewhere, a duck is watching you.
52.Pyrophobia – The fear of fire. A natural/primal fear that can be debilitating.
53.Ranidaphobia – The fear of frogs. Often caused by episodes from childhood.
54.Galeophobia – The fear of sharks in the ocean or even in swimming pools.
55.Athazagoraphobia – The fear of being forgotten or not remembering things.
56.Katsaridaphobia – The fear of cockroaches. This can easily lead to an excessive cleaning disorder.
57.Iatrophobia – The fear of doctors. Do you delay doctor visits? You may have this.
58.Pediophobia – The fear of dolls.This phobia could well be Chucky-induced.
59.Ichthyophobia – The fear of fish. Includes small, large, dead and living fish.
60.Achondroplasiaphobia – The fear of midgets. Because they look differently.
61.Mottephobia – The fear of moths. These insects are only beautiful to some.
62.Zoophobia – The fear of animals. Applies to both vile and harmless animals.
63.Bananaphobia – The fear of bananas. If you have this phobia, they are scary.
64.Sidonglobophobia – The fear of cotton balls or plastic foams. Oh that sound.
65.Scelerophobia – The fear of crime involves being afraid of burglars, attackers or crime in general.
66.Cibophobia – The fear of food. The phobia may come from a bad episode while eating, like choking.
67.Phasmophobia – The fear of ghosts. AKA Spectrophobia.
68.Equinophobia – The fear of horses. Animal phobias are pretty common, especially for women.
69.Musophobia – The fear of mice. Some people find mice cute, but phobics don’t.
70.Catoptrophobia – The fear of mirrors. Being afraid of what you might see.
71.Agliophobia – The fear of pain. Being afraid something painful will happen.
72.Tokophobia – The fear of pregnancy involves giving birth or having children.
73.Telephonophobia – The fear of talking on the phone. Phobics prefer texting.
74.Pogonophobia – The fear of beards or being scared of/around bearded men.
75.Omphalophobia – The fear of belly buttons.
76.Pseudodysphagia – The fear of choking often after a bad eating experience.
77.Bathophobia – The fear of depths can be anything associated with depth (lakes,tunnels, caves).
78.Cacomorphobia – The fear of fat people. Induced by the media. Affects some anorexics/bulimics.
79.Gerascophobia – The fear of getting old. Aging is the most natural thing, yet many of us fear it.
80.Chaetophobia – The fear of hair. Phobics tend to be afraid of other peoples hair.
81.Nosocomephobia – The fear of hospitals. Let’s face it, no one likes hospitals.
82.Ligyrophobia – The fear of loud noises. More than the instinctive noise fear.
83.Didaskaleinophobia – The fear of school. This phobia affects kids mostly.
84.Technophobia – The fear of technology is often induced by culture/religion.
85.Taphophobia – The fear of being buried alive by mistake and waking up in a coffin underground.
86.Spheksophobia – The fear of wasps. You panic and fear getting stung by it.
87.Ergophobia – The fear of work. Often due to social or performance anxiety.
88.Coulrophobia – The fear of clowns. Some people find clowns funny, coulrophobics certainly don’t.
89.Allodoxaphobia – The fear of opinions. Being afraid of hearing what others are thinking of you.
90.Samhainophobia – The fear of Halloween affects children/superstitious people.
91.Photophobia – The fear of light caused by something medical or traumatic.
92.Disposophobia – The fear of getting rid of stuff triggers extreme hoarding.
93.Numerophobia – The fear of numbers and the mere thought of calculations.
94.Ombrophobia – The fear of rain. Many fear the rain due to stormy weather.
95.Coasterphobia – The fear of roller coasters. Ever seen Final Destination 3?
96.Thalassophobia – The fear of the ocean. Water, waves and unknown spaces.
97.Scoleciphobia – The fear of worms. Often because of unhygienic conditions.
98.Kinemortophobia – The fear of zombies. Being afraid that zombies attack and turn you into them.
99.Myrmecophobia – The fear of ants. Not as common as Arachnophobia, but may feel just as intense.
100.Chronophobia – The fear of the future. A persistent fear of what is to come.


Post a Comment