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A
• Ablutophobia :fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning
• Acousticophobia :fear of noise :a branch of phonophobia
• Acrophobia :fear of heights
• Agoraphobia :fear of open places
• Agraphobia :fear of sexual abuse
• Agrizoophobia :fear of wild animals, a branch of zoophobia
• Agyrophobia :fear of crossing the street
• Aichmophobia :fear of sharp or pointed objects (such as a needle or knife)
• Ailurophobia :fear of cats
• Algophobia :fear of pain
• Amaxophobia, ochophobia, motorphobia, hamaxophobia :fear of riding in a car
• Amychophobia :fear of being scratched
• Androphobia - fear of adult men3
• Anthophobia :fear of flowers
• Anthropophobia :fear of people or the company of people, a form of social phobia
• Antlophobia :fear of floods
• Aquaphobia :fear of water. Distinct from hydrophobia, a scientific property that makes chemicals averse to interaction with water, as well as an archaic name for rabies
• Arachnophobia :fear of spiders
• Astraphobia :fear of thunder and lightning
• Atelophobia :fear of not being good enough or imperfectioncitation needed
• Atychiphobia, kakorrhaphiophobia :fear of failure
• Automatonophobia :fear of anything that falsely represents a sentient being
• Autophobia :fear of isolation4
• Aviophobia, aviatophobia :fear of flying
B
• Barophobia :fear of gravity
• Bathmophobia :fear of stairs or slopes
• Blood-injection-injury type phobia :a DSM-IV subtype of specific phobias
C
• Chaetophobia :fear of hair
• Chemophobia :fear of chemicals
• Chiroptophobia :fear of bats
• Chlorophobia :fear of the color green5
• Chromophobia, chromatophobia :fear of colors
• Chronophobia :fear of time and time moving forward
• Chrysophobia :fear of the color orange5
• Cibophobia, sitophobia :aversion to food, synonymous to anorexia nervosa
• Claustrophobia :fear of having no escape and being closed in
• Cleithrophobia :fear of being trapped6
• Climacophobia :fear of climbing
• Coimetrophobia :fear of cemeteries
• Colorphobia - fear or a strong aversion towards a particular color
• Coprophobia - fear of feces or defecation3
• Coulrophobia :fear of clowns (not restricted to evil clowns)
• Cyanophobia :fear of the color blue5
• Cyberphobia :fear of or aversion to computers and of learning new technologies
• Cynophobia :fear of dogs
D
• Decidophobia :fear of making decisions
• Dementophobia - fear of becoming insane
• Demonophobia, daemonophobia :fear of demons
• Dendrophobia :see hylophobia
• Dentophobia, odontophobia :fear of dentists and dental procedures
• Dysmorphophobia, or body dysmorphic disorder :a phobic obsession with a real or imaginary body defect
E
• Ecclesiophobia :fear of churches
• Eurotophobia - fear of female genitals
• Eleutherophobia - fear of freedom
• Emetophobia :fear of vomiting
• Enochlophobia :fear of crowds
• Ergophobia, ergasiophobia :fear of work or functioning, or a surgeon's fear of operating
• Erotophobia :fear of sexual love or sexual abuse
• Erythrophobia, erytophobia, ereuthophobia :fear of the color red, or fear of blushing
F
• Frigophobia :fear of becoming too cold
G
• Gamophobia - fear of cohabitation, marriage or nuptials
• 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
• Globophobia :fear of balloons
• Glossophobia :fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
• Gymnophobia :fear of nudity
• Gynophobia :fear of women
H
• Halitophobia :fear of bad breath
• Haphephobia :fear of being touched
• Harpaxophobia :fear of being robbed
• Hedonophobia - fear of obtaining pleasure
• Heliophobia :fear of the sun or sunlight
• Hemophobia, haemophobia :fear of blood
• Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia :fear of the number 666
• Hoplophobia :fear of firearms
• Hylophobia, dendrophobia :fear of trees, forests or wood
• Hypnophobia, somniphobia :fear of sleep
I
• Ichthyophobia :fear of fish, including fear of eating fish, or fear of dead fish
K
• Kinetophobia, kinesophobia :fear of movement
• Kleptophobia, cleptophobia :fear of stealing or being robbed
• Koinoniphobia :fear of rooms or shared spaces
• Koumpounophobia :fear of buttons7
L
• Leukophobia :fear of the color white
• Lilapsophobia :fear of tornadoes or hurricanes
M
• Macrophobia - fear of waiting
• Mechanophobia :fear of machines
• Melanophobia :fear of the color black
• Melissophobia :fear of bees
• Methyphobia :fear of alcohol
• Monophobia :fear of being alone or isolated or of one's self
• Musophobia, murophobia, suriphobia :fear of mice or rats
• Myrmecophobia :fear of ants
• Mysophobia :fear of germs, contamination or dirt
N
• Necrophobia :fear of death 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
• Nostophobia, ecophobia :fear of returning home
• Numerophobia, fear of numbers
• Nyctophobia, achluophobia, lygophobia, scotophobia :fear of darkness
O
• Oikophobia :fear of home surroundings and household appliances
• Omphalophobia :fear of navels
• Oneirophobia :fear of dreams
• Ophthalmophobia :fear of being stared at
• Osmophobia, olfactophobia :fear of odors
P
• Panphobia :fear of everything or constant fear of an unknown cause
• Parasitophobia :delusion of having a parasite infestation (Delusional parasitosis)
• Peniaphobia :fear of poverty
• Pediophobia :fear of dolls (a branch of automatonophobia: fear of humanoid figures)
• Phagophobia :fear of swallowing
• Phallophobia - fear of erections
• Pharmacophobia :fear of medications
• Phasmophobia :fear of ghosts or phantoms
• Philophobia :fear of love
• Phobophobia :fear of fear itself or of having a phobia
• Phonophobia :fear of loud sounds or voices
• Pogonophobia :fear of beards
• Pornophobia :fear of pornography
• Prosophobia :fear of progress
• Pupaphobia :fear of puppets
• Pyrophobia :fear of fire
R
• Radiophobia :fear of radioactivity or X-rays
S
• Sanguivoriphobia :fear of vampires
• Scriptophobia :fear of writing in public or of trying to write
• Scopophobia :fear of being looked at or stared at
• Sexophobia :fear of sexual organs or sexual activities
• Siderodromophobia :fear of trains or railroads
• Sociophobia :fear of people or social situations
• Spectrophobia :fear of mirrors
• Stasiphobia :fear of standing or walking
• Stygiophobia, stigiophobia, hadephobia :fear of Hell
T
• Taphophobia, taphephobia :fear of the grave, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive
• Technophobia :fear of advanced technology (see also Luddite)
• Telephone phobia :fear or reluctance of making or taking telephone calls
• Tetraphobia :fear of the number 4
• Thalassophobia :fear of the sea, or fear of being in the ocean
• Thanatophobia :fear of dying
• Theophobia :fear of religion or gods
• Thermophobia :fear of heat
• Tokophobia :fear of childbirth or pregnancy
• Toxiphobia :fear of being poisoned
• Traumatophobia :a synonym for injury phobia: fear of having an injury
• Trichophobia :delusional fear of something in the roots of the hair that stops it from growing,8 or fear of hair loss
• Triskaidekaphobia, terdekaphobia :fear of the number 13
• Trypanophobia, belonephobia, enetophobia :fear of needles or injections
• Trypophobia :fear of holes or textures with a pattern of holes9
• Turophobia :fear of cheese10111213
• Tyrannophobia - fear of an oligarchy or dictatorship
U
• Uranophobia, ouranophobia :fear of Heaven
W
• Workplace phobia :fear of the workplace
X
• Xanthophobia :fear of the color yellow
• Xenophobia :fear of strangers, foreigners, or aliens
• Xylophobia, hylophobia, ylophobia :fear of trees, forests or wood
Animal phobias
Main article: Zoophobia
• Agrizoophobia :fear of wild animals
• Ailurophobia :fear/dislike of cats
• Apiphobia :fear/dislike of bees (also known as melissophobia, from the Greek melissa "bee")
• Arachnophobia :fear/dislike of spiders and other arachnids
• Batrachophobia :fear/dislike of frogs and other amphibians
• Chiroptophobia :fear/dislike of bats
• Cynophobia :fear/dislike of dogs
• Entomophobia :fear/dislike of insects
• Equinophobia, hippophobia :fear/dislike of horses
• Herpetophobia :fear/dislike of reptiles or amphibians
• Ichthyophobia :fear/dislike of fish
• Murophobia :fear/dislike of mice or rats
• Ophidiophobia :fear/dislike of snakes
• Ornithophobia :fear/dislike of birds
• Ranidaphobia :fear/dislike of frogs
• Scoleciphobia :fear of worms
• Selachophobia :fear of sharks
• Zoophobia :fear of animals