What Is Your Phobia?

Phobias are the most common mental disorder in the world. While not comprehensive, this phobia list offers a
glimpse of the many phobias that can have a serious impact on an individual’s life.
A
•Achluophobia – Fear of darkness.
•Acrophobia – Fear of heights.
•Aerophobia – Fear of flying.
•Algophobia – Fear of pain.
•Agoraphobia – Fear of open spaces or crowds.
•Aichmophobia – Fear of needles or pointed objects.
•Amaxophobia – Fear of riding in a car.
•Androphobia – Fear of men.
•Anginophobia – Fear of angina or choking.
•Anthrophobia – Fear of flowers.
•Anthropophobia – Fear of people or society.
•Aphenphosmphobia – Fear of being touched.
•Arachnophobia – Fear of spiders.
•Arithmophobia – Fear of numbers.
•Astraphobia – Fear of thunder and lightening.
•Ataxophobia – Fear of disorder or untidiness.
•Atelophobia – Fear of imperfection.
•Atychiphobia – Fear of failure.
•Autophobia – Fear of being alone.
B
•Bacteriophobia – Fear of bacteria.
•Barophobia – Fear of gravity.
•Bathmophobia – Fear of stairs or steep slopes.
•Batrachophobia – Fear of amphibians.
•Belonephobia – Fear of pins and needles.
•Bibliophobia – Fear of books.
•Botanophobia – Fear of plants.
C
•Cacophobia – Fear of ugliness.
•Catagelophobia – Fear of being ridiculed.
•Catoptrophobia – Fear of mirrors.
•Chionophobia – Fear of snow.
•Chromophobia – Fear of colours.
•Chronomentrophobia – Fear of clocks.
•Claustrophobia – Fear of confined spaces.
•Coulrophobia – Fear of clowns.
•Cyberphobia – Fear of computers.
•Cynophobia – Fear of dogs.
D
•Dendrophobia – Fear of trees.
•Dentophobia – Fear of dentists.
•Domatophobia – Fear of houses.
•Dystychiphobia – Fear of accidents.
E
•Ecophobia – Fear of the home.
•Elurophobia – Fear of cats.
•Entomophobia – Fear of insects.
•Ephebiphobia – Fear of teenagers.
•Equinophobia – Fear of horses.
G
•Gamophobia – Fear of marriage.
•Genuphobia – Fear of knees.
•Glossophobia – Fear of speaking in public.
•Gynophobia – Fear of women.
H
•Heliophobia – Fear of the sun.
•Hemophobia – Fear of blood.
•Herpetophobia – Fear of reptiles.
•Hydrophobia – Fear of water.
•Hypochonria – Fear of illness.
I
•Iatrophobia – Fear of doctors.
•Insectophobia – Fear of insects.
K
•Koinoniphobia – Fear of rooms.
L
•Leukophobia – Fear of the colour white.
•Lilapsophobia – Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.
•Lockiophobia – Fear of childbirth.
M
•Mageirocophobia – Fear of cooking.
•Megalophobia – Fear of large things.
•Melanophobia – Fear of the colour black.
•Microphobia – Fear of small things.
•Mysophobia – Fear of dirt and germs.
N
•Necrophobia – Fear of death or dead things.
•Noctiphobia – Fear of the night.
•Nosocomephobia – Fear of hospitals.
•Nyctophobia – Fear of the dark.
O
•Obesophobia – Fear of gaining weight.
•Octophobia – Fear of the figure 8.
•Ombrophobia – Fear of rain.
•Ophidiophobia – Fear of snakes.
•Ornithophobia – Fear of birds.
P
•Papyrophobia – Fear of paper.
•Pathophobia – Fear of disease.
•Pedophobia – Fear of children.
•Philophobia – Fear of love.
•Phobophobia – Fear of phobias.
•Podophobia – Fear of feet.
•Porphyrophobia – Fear of the colour purple.
•Pteridophobia – Fear of ferns.
•Pteromerhanophobia – Fear of flying.
•Pyrophobia – Fear of fire.
S
•Samhainophobia – Fear of Halloween.
•Scolionophobia – Fear of school.
•Selenophobia – Fear of the moon.
•Sociophobia – Fear of social evaluation.
•Somniphobia – Fear of sleep.
T
•Tachophobia – Fear of speed.
•Technophobia – Fear of technology.
•Tonitrophobia – Fear of thunder.
•Trypanophobia – Fear of needles / injections.
V-Z
•Venustraphobia – Fear of beautiful women.
•Verminophobia – Fear of germs.
•Wiccaphobia – Fear of witches and witchcraft.
•Xenophobia – Fear of strangers or foreigners.
•Zoophobia – Fear of animals

As for me, I have this fear of Poverty!

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