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Fear of Tourette syndrome (branch of ataxophobia, kakologophobia and pathophobia). Tourettephobia

Fear of allergies (branch of ataxophobia and pathophobia). Allergiphobia

Fear of alzheimers (branch of ataxophobia and pathophobia). Alzheimerianuphobia

Fear of anaphylaxis (branch of pathophobia). Anaphylaxophobia

Fear of Heart attacks (Branch of ataxophobia and pathophobia). Angionophobia

Fear of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (branch of ataxophobia). Autisticaphobia

Fear of ADHD (branch of ataxophobia). Aydehadophobia

Fear of multiple strains of coronavirus (branch of pathophobia). Coronaphobia

Fear of coronavirus (branch of pathophobia). Coronophobia

Fear of sexually transmitted disease (branch of cyprinophobia). Cypridophobia

Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease (branch of cyprianophobia). Cypriphobia

Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease (branch of pathophobia). Cyprianophobia

Fear of painful bowels movements (branch of pathophobia). Defacaloesiophobia

Fear of dementia (branch of pathophobia). Dementiaphobia

Fear of skin disease (branch of pathophobia). Dermatosiophobia

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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.