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Fear of Mars (branch of plantiphobia). Arisphobia

Fear of Neptune (branch of planitiphobia). Haiwangphobia

Fear of Venus (branch of planitiphobia). Jinxiphobia

Fear of Jupiter (branch of planitiphobii). Muxiphobia

Fear of Planets. Planitiphobia

Fear of Mercury (branch of planitiphobia). Shuixphobia

Fear of Uranus (branch of planitiphobia). Tennophobia

Fear of Earth (branch of planitiphobia). Terraphobia

Fear of Saturn (branch of planitiphobia). Tuxiphobia

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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.