Get help on over 600 phobias

Fear of anime. Animephobia

Fear of soul music. Animophobia

Fear of blues music. Burusuphobia

Fear of dance music. Choreftikophobia

Fear of dramas. Dramaphobia

Fear of disaster films. Duismalophobia

Fear of fantasy films. Fantasophobia

Fear of science fiction films. Figmentophobia

Fear of thrillers. Gloriaphobia

Fear of heavy metal music. Hevimetaruphobia

Fear of hip hop music. Hiphopphobia

Fear of horror films. Horametophobia

Fear of house music. Housemusikaphobia

Fear of country music. Kantoriphobia

Fear of comedies. Komoidaphobia

Browse Phobias by letter

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

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.