Phobia List

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Phobias Most Encountered in Clinical Practice

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | X | Z |
A
Ablutophobia: Fear of washing or bathing.
Achluophobia:  Fear of the dark.
Acousticophobia: Fear of noise.
Acrophobia: Fear of heights.
Aeroacrophobia: Fear of open high places.
Agoraphobia: Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places or leaving a safe place.
Agraphobia: Fear of sexual abuse.
Aichmophobia: Fear of needles or pointed objects.
Algophobia: Fear of pain.
Altophobia- Fear of heights.
Amathophobia: Fear of dust.
Amnesiphobia: Fear of amnesia.
Androphobia: Fear of men.
Angrophobia: Fear of becoming angry.
Anthropophobia: Fear of people or society.
Anuptaphobia: Fear of staying single.
Aphenphosmphobia: Fear of being touched.
Arachnophobia: Fear of spiders.
Automysophobia: Fear of being dirty.
Autophobia: Fear of being alone or of oneself.
Aviatophobia- Fear of flying.
            
B TOP
Bacillophobia: Fear of microbes.
Bacteriophobia: Fear of bacteria.
Batophobia: Fear of heights or being close to high buildings.
Batrachophobia: Fear of amphibians, such as frogs, newts, salamanders, etc.
Bibliophobia: Fear of books.
Brontophobia: Fear of thunder and lightning.
              
C TOP
Cacophobia: Fear of ugliness.
Caligynephobia: Fear of beautiful women.
Cancerophobia: Fear of cancer.
Carnophobia- Fear of meat.
Catagelophobia: Fear of being ridiculed.
Chiraptophobia: Fear of being touched.
Cibophobia: Fear of food.
Claustrophobia: Fear of confined spaces.
Coitophobia: Fear of coitus.
Contreltophobia: Fear of sexual abuse.
Coprophobia: Fear of feces.
Cyberphobia: Fear of computers or working on a computer.
Cynophobia: Fear of dogs or rabies.
Cyprinophobia: Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.
         
D TOP
Decidophobia: Fear of making decisions.
Dementophobia: Fear of insanity.
Dentophobia: Fear of dentists.
Didaskaleinophobia: Fear of going to school.
Dipsophobia: Fear of drinking.
Dishabiliophobia: Fear of undressing in front of someone.
Domatophobia: Fear of  being in a house.
Doraphobia: Fear of fur or skins of animals.
    
E TOP
Ecclesiophobia: Fear of church.
Ecophobia: Fear of home.
Eisoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror.
Elurophobia: Fear of cats.
Emetophobia: Fear of vomiting.
Enochlophobia: Fear of crowds.
Enosiophobia:  Fear of havong committed a sin.
Entomophobia: Fear of insects.
Eosophobia: Fear of dawn or daylight.
Equinophobia: Fear of horses.
Eremophobia: Fear of being oneself or of lonliness.
Ereuthrophobia: Fear of blushing.
Ergophobia: Fear of work.
Erotophobia- Fear of sexual love or sexual questions.
Eurotophobia- Fear of female genitalia.
         
F TOP
Felinophobia: Fear of cats.
Frigophobia: Fear of cold, cold things.
       
G TOP
Gamophobia: Fear of marriage.
Geliophobia: Fear of laughter.
Genophobia: Fear of sex.
Gerascophobia: Fear of growing old.
Gerontophobia: Fear of old people or of growing old.
Glossophobia: Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
Graphophobia: Fear of writing or handwriting.
Gymnophobia: Fear of nudity.
Gynophobia: Fear of women.
          
H TOP
Hadephobia: Fear of hell.
Haphephobia: Fear of being touched.
Hemophobia: Fear of blood.
Herpetophobia: Fear of reptiles or insects.
Heterophobia: Fear of the opposite sex.
Hodophobia: Fear of road travel.
Hominophobia: Fear of men.
Homophobia: Fear of homosexuality or becoming homosexual.
Hoplophobia: Fear of firearms.
Hydrophobia: Fear of water or of rabies.
Hydrophobophobia: Fear of rabies.
Hypengyophobia: Fear of responsibility.
Hypnophobia: Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
          
I TOP
Iatrophobia: Fear of going to the doctor or of doctors.
Ichthyophobia: Fear of fish.
Illyngophobia: Fear of veritgo.
Insectophobia: Fear of insects.
Isolophobia: Fear of solitude, being alone.
            
K TOP
Kainophobia: Fear of anything new.
Kakorrhaphiophobia: Fear of failure or defeat.
Katagelophobia: Fear of ridicule.
Kenophobia: Fear of voids or empty spaces.
Keraunophobia: Fear of thunder and lightning.
Kolpophobia: Fear of genitals mainly female senitals.
Koniophobia: Fear of dust. (Amathophobia)
        
L TOP
Laliophobia: Fear of speaking.
Ligyrophobia: Fear of loud noises.
Lilapsophobia: Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.
Lockiophobia: Fear of childbirth.
Logizomechanophobia- Fear of computers.
Lygophobia: Fear of darkness.
           
M TOP
Mageirocophobia: Fear of cooking.
Maieusiophobia: Fear of childbirth.
Malaxophobia: Fear of love play.
Maniaphobia: Fear of insanity.
Mechanophobia: Fear of machines.
Medomalacuphobia: Fear of losing an erection.
Medorthophobia: Fear of an erect penis.
Menophobia: Fear of menstruation.
Metathesiophobia: Fear of changes.
Methyphobia: Fear of alcohol.
Metrophobia- Fear or hatred of poetry.
Misophobia: Fear of dirt.
Monophobia- Fear of solitude or being alone.
Monopathophobia: Fear of definite disease.
Myctophobia: Fear of darkness.
          
N TOP
Necrophobia: Fear of death or dead things.
Neopharmaphobia: Fear of new drugs.
Neophobia: Fear of anything new.
Noctiphobia: Fear of the night.
Nosocomephobia: Fear of hospitals.
Nudophobia: Fear of nudity.
Numerophobia: Fear of numbers.
Nyctophobia: Fear of the dark or of night.
         
O TOP
Obesophobia: Fear of weight gain..
Ochlophobia: Fear of crowds or mobs.
Odontophobia: Fear of teeth or dental surgery.
Odynophobia:  Fear of pain.
Ophidiophobia: Fear of snakes.
Ophthalmophobia: Fear of being stared at.
Ornithophobia: Fear of birds.
Orthophobia- Fear of property.
    
P TOP
Paralipophobia: Fear of neglecting ones duty.
Paraphobia: Fear of sexual perversion.
Paraskavedekatriaphobia: Fear of Friday 13th.
Parthenophobia: Fear of virgins or young girls.
Parturiphobia: Fear of childbirth.
Pediophobia: Fear of dolls.
Pedophobia: Fear of children.
Phagophobia- Fear of eating.
Phallophobia: Fear of a penis.
Phasmophobia: Fear of ghosts.
Phengophobia: Fear of daylight.
Philemaphobia: Fear of kissing.
Philophobia: Fear of falling in love.
Pocrescophobia: Fear of weight gain.
Pogonophobia: Fear of beards.
Poinephobia: Fear of punishment.
Potamophobia: Fear of rivers or running water.
Potophobia: Fear of alcohol.
Pharmacophobia: Fear of drugs.
Proctophobia: Fear of rectum.
Pyrophobia: Fear of fire.
    
R TOP
Rectophobia: Fear of rectum.
Rhypophobia: Fear of defecation.
Rupophobia: Fear of dirt.
           
S TOP
Scatophobia: Fear of fecal matter.
Scolionophobia: Fear of school.
Sexophobia: Fear of the opposite sex.
Siderodromophobia: Fear of trains or train travel.
Sociophobia: Fear of society or people in general.
Somniphobia: Fear of sleep.
Soteriophobia: Fear of dependence on others.
Stenophobia: Fear of narrow things or places.
Suriphobia: Fear of mice.
          
T TOP
Tachophobia: Fear of speed.
Telephonophobia: Fear of telephones.
Thalassophobia: Fear of the sea.
Thanatophobia: Fear of death.
Tocophobia: Fear of pregnancy or childbirth.
Tomophobia: Fear of surgical operations.
Tonitrophobia: Fear of thunder.
Trypanophobia: Fear of injections.
            
U TOP
Urophobia- Fear of urine or urinating.
    
V TOP
Vaccinophobia: Fear of vaccination.
Venustraphobia: Fear of beautiful women.
Verminophobia: Fear of germs.
Virginitiphobia: Fear of rape.
         
X TOP
Xenophobia: Fear of strangers or foreigners.
             
Z TOP
Zoophobia: Fear of animals.