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Phobias

Chiclephobia

Chiclephobia is the fear of chewing gum. 1)

Arachibutyrophobia

Arachibutyrophobia, deriving from the Greek words “arachi” for “peanut” and “butyr” for butter, is the fear of being choked by peanut butter. Specifically speaking, it means a fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. 2)

Alektorophobia

Alektorophobia is a fear of chickens. Symptoms vary from person to person, but they always include anxiety and are triggered not only when exposed to chickens, but also when thinking about them. 3)

Thalassophobia

Thalassophobia is a very strong and overwhelming fear of large bodies of water like lakes, seas, and oceans. It shouldn't be mistaken with aquaphobia, which is the fear of water itself.4)

Lepidopterophobia

Lepidopterophobia is an excessive and irrational fear of butterflies or moths. 5)

Nomophobia

Nomophobia is a condition proposed to be added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It is a fear of being away from your phone. It is characterized by feelings of anxiety when you are out of a phone’s range of service or have a dead battery. 6)

Coulrophobia

Coulrophobia is the unofficial name for the fear of clowns. Despite not being an officially recognized phobia by the World Health Organization yet, coulrophobia is a very real fear for many people.7)

Plutophobia

Plutophobia is a fear of money or wealth. People with plutophobia may fear becoming wealthy themselves or have a fear of wealthy people. They generally dread money itself and having to deal with money.8)

Xanthophobia

Xanthophobia is a fear of the color yellow. People with xanthophobia are usually also afraid of any yellow object, such as school buses and flowers.9)

phobias.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/10 04:53 by aga