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Fear of orange (branch of chromophobia). Chrysophobia

Fear of blue (branch of chromophobia). Cyanophobia

Fear of red (branch of chromophobia). Erythrophobia

Fear of gray (branch of chromophobia). Glaucophobia

Fear of brown (branch of chromophobia). Kastanophobia

Fear of peach (branch of chromophobia). Persicophobia

Fear of green (branch of chromophobia). Prasinophobia

Fear of pink (branch of chromophobia). Rhodophobia

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Psychology term of the day

May 15th 2021


Mysophobia, also known as verminophobia, germophobia, germaphobia, bacillophobia and bacteriophobia, is a pathological fear of contamination and germs. The term was coined by William A. Hammond in 1879 when describing a case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) exhibited in repeatedly washing one's hands.