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Fear of germs. Verminophobia

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.

Fear of clothing. Vestiphobia

Vestiphobia is the fear of clothing. Common Causes and Triggers of Vestiphobia There are a large variety of reasons that cause or trigger the fear of clothing. But the most prominent ones are are: Upbringing – People who are raised by people that either are afraid, or have transmitted a sense of uncertainty or danger related to clothing, might experience Vestiphobia most commonly.

Fear of rape. Virginitiphobia

Virginitiphobia is the fear of rape. Treatment of Virginitiphobia For many individual who are suffering from rape - Virginitiphobia. Don't always feel the need of treatment because they can just avoid the object of their fear.

Fear of the Walloons. Walloonphobia

Walloonphobia is the fear of the Walloons. Common Causes and Triggers of Walloonphobia There are a large variety of reasons that cause or trigger the fear of the Walloons. But the most prominent ones are are: Upbringing – People who are raised by people that either are afraid, or have transmitted a sense of uncertainty or danger related to the Walloons, might experience Walloonphobia most commonly.

Fear of witches and witchcraft. Wiccaphobia

Wiccaphobia is the fear of witches and witchcraft. Symptoms of Wiccaphobia Phobias are to be taken seriously. If they aren't given proper attention and treatment, might start to limit the sufferers life.

Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow. Xanthophobia

Chromophobia (also known as chromatophobia or chrematophobia) is a persistent, irrational fear of, or aversion to, colors and is usually a conditioned response. While actual clinical phobias to color are rare, colors can elicit hormonal responses and psychological reactions. Chromophobia may also refer to an aversion of use of color in products or design.

Fear of foreign languages. Xenoglossophobia

Xenoglossophobia is the fear of foreign languages. Xenoglossophobia Symptoms Phobias should never be taken very lightly. Because, all phobias can to some degree limit a persons daily activities and are in some cases the root cause that make someone experience anxiety and leading up all the way to depression.

Fear of strangers or foreigners. Xenophobia

Xenophobia is the fear of strangers or foreigners. Common Causes and Triggers of Xenophobia There are a large variety of reasons that cause or trigger the fear of strangers or foreigners. But the most prominent ones are are: Upbringing – People who are raised by people that either are afraid, or have transmitted a sense of uncertainty or danger related to strangers or foreigners, might experience Xenophobia most commonly.

Fear of dryness. Xerophobia

Xerophobia is the fear of dryness. Xerophobia Symptoms Phobias should never be taken very lightly. Because, all phobias can to some degree limit a persons daily activities and are in some cases the root cause that make someone experience anxiety and leading up all the way to depression.

Fear of wooden objects or Forests. Xylophobia

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Fear of gods or religion. Theophobia

Theophobia is the fear of gods or religion. Theophobia Symptoms Phobias should never be taken very lightly. Because, all phobias can to some degree limit a persons daily activities and are in some cases the root cause that make someone experience anxiety and leading up all the way to depression.

Fear of heat. Thermophobia

Thermophobia (adjective: thermophobic) is intolerance for high temperatures by either inorganic materials or organisms. The term has a number of specific usages. In pharmacy, a thermophobic foam consisting of 0.

Fear of pregnancy or childbirth. Tocophobia

Tokophobia is a significant fear of childbirth. It is a common reason why some women request an elective cesarean section. The fear often includes fear of injury to the baby, genital tract, or death.

Fear of thunder. Tonitrophobia

Astraphobia, also known as astrapophobia, brontophobia, keraunophobia, or tonitrophobia is an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning or an unwarranted fear of scattered and/or isolated thunderstorms, a type of specific phobia. It is a treatable phobia that both humans and animals can develop. The term astraphobia is composed of the Greek words ἀστραπή (astrape; lightning) and φόβος (phobos; fear).

Fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright. Topophobia

Topophobia is the fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright. Common Causes and Triggers of Topophobia There are a large variety of reasons that cause or trigger the fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright. But the most prominent ones are are: Upbringing – People who are raised by people that either are afraid, or have transmitted a sense of uncertainty or danger related to certain places or situations, such as stage fright, might experience Topophobia most commonly.

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April 22nd 2021

Nyctophobia

Fear of the dark is a common fear or phobia among children and, to a varying degree, adults. A fear of the dark does not always concern darkness itself; it can also be a fear of possible or imagined dangers concealed by darkness. Some degree of fear of the dark is natural, especially as a phase of child development.