A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or a situation.There are 3 types of phobia,namely:Specific phobia,Social phobia and Agorophobia.
Synonyms:Abnormal fear,Terror,Obsessive fear etc.
Each and every individual has something he or she fears in this world.Whether its s common fear of cockroach,cat,dog or the natural fear of height.Everyone has a fear he or she fights everyday or once in a lifetime.
Below are some phobias.
Achluophobia -Fear of darkness.
Autophobia -Fear of being alone.
Atychiphobia -Fear of failure.
Aphenphosmphobia -Fear of intimacy.
Astraphobia -Fear of thunder and lightning.
Atelophobia -Fear of imperfection.
Androphobia -Fear of men.
Acrophobia -Fear of height.
Agoraphobia -Fear of crowd.
Barophobia -Fear of gravity.
Bathmophobia -Fear of stairs.
Cacophobia -Fear of ugliness.
Catoptrophobia -Fear of mirrors.
Chromophobia -Fear of colours.
Claustrophobia -Fear of crowded places.
Domatophobia -Fear of houses.
Dystychiphobia -Fear of accidents.
Didaskaleinophobia -Fear of going to school.
Ecophobia -Fear of the home.
Equinophobia -Fear of horses.
Gamophobia -Fear of marriage.
Glossophobia -Fear of speaking in public.
Gynophobia -Fear of women.
Graphophobia -Fear of writing.
Heliophobia -Fear of the sun.
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia -Fear of long words.
Hydrophobia -Fear of water.
Lockiophobia -Fear of childbirth.
Mageirocophobia -Fear of cooking.
Megalophobia -Fear of large things.
Melanophobia -Fear of the colour black.
Mysophobia -Fear of germs and dirt.
Necrophobia -Fear of death.
Noctiphobia -Fear of the night.
Obesophobia -Fear of gaining weight.
Octophobia -Fear of the figure 8.
Ombrophobia -Fear of rain.
Onomatophobia -Fear of hearing a certain word or name.
Pedophobia -Fear of children.
Philematophobia -Fear of kissing.
Philophobia -Fear of love.
Phobophobia -Fear of phobias.
Pyrophobia -Fear of fire.
Scoptophobia -Fear of being stared at.
Scolionophobia -Fear of school.
Scriptophobia -Fear of writing in public.
Tachophobia -Fear of speed.
Trypophobia -Fear of holes.
Venustraphobia -Fear of beautiful women.
Xenophobia -Fear of strangers.
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