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AL G. DAVEN  Decidophobia – fear of making decisions.

 Dental phobia, Dentophobia, Odontophobia – fear


 Ablutophobia – fear of bathing, washing, or
of dentists and dental procedures
cleaning.
 Dysmorphophobia, or body dysmorphic disorder –
 Acrophobia, Altophobia – fear of heights.
a phobic obsession with a real or imaginary body
 Agoraphobia, Agoraphobia Without History of
defect.
Panic Disorder – fear of places or events where
 Emetophobia – fear of vomiting.
escape is impossible or when help is unavailable.
 Ergasiophobia, Ergophobia – fear of work or
 Agraphobia – fear of sexual abuse.
functioning, or a surgeon's fear of operating.
 Aichmophobia – fear of sharp or pointed objects
 Ergophobia – fear of work or functioning.
(as a needle, knife or a pointing finger).
 Erotophobia – fear of sexual love or sexual
 Algophobia – fear of pain.
questions.
 Agyrophobia – fear of crossing roads.
 Erythrophobia – pathological blushing.
 Androphobia – fear of men.
 Gelotophobia - fear of being laughed at.
 Anthropophobia – fear of people or being in a
 Gephyrophobia – fear of bridges.
company, a form of social phobia.
 Genophobia, Coitophobia – fear of sexual
 Anthophobia – fear of flowers.
intercourse.
 Aquaphobia – fear of water.
 Gerascophobia – fear of growing old or ageing.
 Astraphobia, Astrapophobia, Brontophobia,
 Gerontophobia – fear of growing old, or a hatred or
Keraunophobia – fear of thunder, lightning and
fear of the elderly.
storms; especially common in young children.
 Glossophobia – fear of speaking in public or of
 Aviophobia, Aviatophobia – fear of flying.
trying to speak.
 Bacillophobia, Bacteriophobia, Microbiophobia –
 Gymnophobia – fear of nudity.
fear of microbes and bacteria.
 Gynophobia – fear of women.
 Blood-injection-injury type phobia – a DSM-
IV subtype of specific phobias  Haptephobia – fear of being touched.

 Catoptrophobia - fear of mirrors or of one's own  Heliophobia – fear of sunlight.


reflection.  Hemophobia, Haemophobia – fear of blood.
 Chorophobia - fear of dancing.  Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia – fear of
 Cibophobia, Sitophobia – aversion to food, the number 666.
synonymous to Anorexia nervosa.  Hoplophobia – fear of weapons,
 Claustrophobia – fear of confined spaces. specifically firearms (Generally a political term but

 Coulrophobia – fear of clowns (not restricted to evil the clinical phobia is also documented).

clowns).  Ligyrophobia – fear of loud noises.


 Lipophobia – fear/avoidance of fats in food.  Spectrophobia – fear of mirrors and one's own

 Medication phobia - fear of medications reflections.

 Taphophobia – fear of the grave, or fear of being


 Megalophobia - fear of large/oversized objects.
placed in a grave while still alive.
 Mysophobia – fear of germs, contamination or dirt.
 Technophobia – fear of technology (see
 Necrophobia – fear of death, the dead.
also Luddite).
 Neophobia, Cainophobia, Cainotophobia,
 Telephone phobia, fear or reluctance of making or
Cenophobia, Centophobia, Kainolophobia,
taking phone calls.
Kainophobia – fear of newness, novelty.
 Tetraphobia – fear of the number 4.
 Nomophobia – fear of being out of mobile phone
 Tokophobia – fear of childbirth.
contact.
 Tomophobia – fear or anxiety of surgeries/surgical
 Nosophobia – fear of contracting a disease.
operations.
 Nosocomephobia - fear of hospitals.
 Traumatophobia – a synonym for injury phobia, a
 Nyctophobia, Achluophobia, Lygophobia,
fear of having an injury
Scotophobia – fear of darkness.
 Triskaidekaphobia, Terdekaphobia – fear of the
 Osmophobia, Olfactophobia – fear of smells.
number 13.
 Paraskavedekatriaphobia,
 Trypanophobia, Belonephobia, Enetophobia – fear
Paraskevidekatriaphobia, Friggatriskaidekaphobia
of needles or injections.
– fear of Friday the 13th.
 Workplace phobia – fear of the work place.
 Panphobia – fear of everything or constantly afraid
 Xenophobia – fear of strangers, foreigners, or
without knowing what is causing it.
aliens.
 Phasmophobia - fear of ghosts, spectres or
phantasms.

 Phagophobia – fear of swallowing.

 Pharmacophobia – same as medication phobia

 Phobophobia – fear of having a phobia.

 Phonophobia – fear of loud sounds.

 Pyrophobia – fear of fire.

 Radiophobia – fear of radioactivity or X-rays.

 Sociophobia – fear of people or social situations

 Scopophobia – fear of being looked at or stared at.

 Somniphobia – fear of sleep.