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Fear of washing or bathing. Ablutophobia

The English suffixes -phobia, -phobic, -phobe (from Greek φόβος phobos, "fear") occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, abnormal, unwarranted, persistent, or disabling fear as a mental disorder (e. g. agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe chemical aversions (e.

Fear of sourness. Acerophobia

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

Fear of feeling trapped, helpless or embarrassed - Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by symptoms of anxiety in situations where the person perceives their environment to be unsafe with no easy way to escape. These situations can include open spaces, public transit, shopping centers, or simply being outside their home. Being in these situations may result in a panic attack.

The fear of large objects - Megalophobia

The English suffixes -phobia, -phobic, -phobe (from Greek φόβος phobos, "fear") occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, abnormal, unwarranted, persistent, or disabling fear as a mental disorder (e. g. agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe chemical aversions (e.

Thalassophobia - fear of sea, sea travel, large bodies of water, emptiness of sea

Thalassophobia (Greek: θάλασσα, thalassa, "sea" and φόβος, phobos, "fear") is the persistent and intense fear of deep bodies of water such as the sea, oceans or lakes. Though very closely related, thalassophobia should not be mistaken with aquaphobia which is classified as the fear of water itself. Thalassophobia can include fear of being in deep bodies of water, fear of the vast emptiness of the sea, of sea waves, sea creatures, and fear of distance from land.

Fear of travel, planes, trains, boats, ships, road travel - Hodophobia

Hodophobia is an irrational fear, or phobia, of travel. Hodophobia is also referred to as travel phobia or fear of travel. Hodophobia should not to be confused with travel aversion.

Fear of Falling in Love or Relationships, Philophobia

Philophobia is the fear of falling in love, being in a relationship or maintaining one. All the way to experiencing emotional attachment of some form. People most prone to be subject of such fears, are people undergoing emotional hardships or bad past experiences.

Fear of closed, small, confined spaces known as Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is the fear of confined spaces. It can be triggered by many situations or stimuli, including elevators, especially when crowded to capacity, windowless rooms, and hotel rooms with closed doors and sealed windows. Even bedrooms with a lock on the outside, small cars, and tight-necked clothing can induce a response in those with claustrophobia.

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January 26th 2021

Galeophobia or Gatophobia

Galeophobia or Gatophobia is the fear of cats. Galeophobia or Gatophobia SymptomsPhobias 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.