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Thursday, April 15

Type of Phobia

Achluophobia - Fear of darkness.
Aeroacrophobia - Fear of open high places.
Aeronausiphobia - Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
Aerophobia - Fear of drafts, air swallowing, or airborne noxious substances.
Agliophobia - Fear of pain.
Agoraphobia - Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. Fear of leaving a safe place. Fear of crowds.
Agrizoophobia - Fear of wild animals.
Aichmophobia - Fear of needles or pointed objects.
Ailurophobia - Fear of cats.
Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens.
Algophobia - Fear of pain.
Altophobia - Fear of heights.
Androphobia - Fear of men.
Anemophobia - Fear of air drafts or wind.
Anthophobia - Fear of flowers.
Anuptaphobia - Fear of staying single.
Aphenphosmphobia - Fear of being touched.
Apiphobia - Fear of bees.
Arachnophobia - Fear of spiders.
Astrapophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning.
Atychiphobia - Fear of failure.
Bacillophobia - Fear of microbes
Bacteriophobia - Fear of bacteria.
Bathophobia - Fear of depth.
Cibophobia, Sitophobia – aversion to food, synonymous to Anorexia nervosa.
Claustrophobia - Fear of confined spaces.
Cleisiophobia - Fear of being locked in an enclosed place.
Climacophobia - Fear of stairs, climbing or of falling downstairs.
Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns.
Didaskaleinophobia - Fear of going to school.
Gamophobia - Fear of marriage.
Gephydrophobia - Fear of crossing bridges.
Hamartophobia - Fear of sinning.
Heliophobia - Fear of the sun.
Hydrophobia – fear of water (a symptom of rabies).
Ichthyophobia - Fear of fish.
Megalophobia - Fear of large things.
Microbiophobia - Fear of microbes.
Obesophobia - Fear of gaining weight.
Ophidiophobia - Fear of snakes.
Panophobia - Fear of everything.
Pentheraphobia - Fear of mother-in-law.
Philophobia - Fear of falling in love or being in love.
Pocresophobia - Fear of gaining weight.
Thalassophobia - Fear of the sea.
Venustraphobia - Fear of beautiful women.
Xenophobia - Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Workplace phobia – fear of the work place.
Zoophobia - Fear of animals.

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There's more but gosh, that's already a lot to look at. I can't believe there's a lot of type of phobias in this world! So why am I all of the sudden talking about phobia? I was curious, I wanted to know what type of phobia I have.

So, found yours?


syuhada said...

what is phobophobia, btw?

Prinzcy Syida said...

scared of all phobias. mcm mana? no idea. not my phobia to begin with. mgkn takut dgn suma benda (such people exist?)