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Fear of abortion. Staniophobia

Fear of standing on glass. Stasihyelophobia

Fear of sneezing. Sternutaphobia

Fear of cutting nails. Stubaphobia

Fear of being buried alive. Subterraneapremortephobia

Fear of doing subtraction. Subtractionphobia

Fear of watching television. Televisiophobia

Fear of running out of time, branch of chronophobia (fear of time). Telochronophobia

Fear of tennis. Tennisphobia

Fear of summer. Therophobia

Fear of autumn. Thinoporophobia

Fear of pregnancy. Tokophobia

Fear of getting haircut. Tonsurephobia

Fear of physical injury. Traumaphobia

Fear of tsunamis (branch of cymophobia and seismophobia). Tsunamiphobia

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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.