Testophobia Fear of taking tests. 2) Surgeons fear of operating. Is there a fear of somebody finding your weakness????? Famous Chilephobes: Can u have a fear of things exploding. Anyone can have a fear of anything. Arrhenphobia Fear of men. Can you help me with this if whats gonna be this fear. Is there a fear of looking at close up pictures of germs or bacteria? I get so terrified that someone will leave me. help a gal out! I do not know what the phobia name for this is. I was recently told that there is a word for fear of women with fat butts. Does anyone know what the word is? Not enough information. Dont wait for someone to label the fear before you decide to change. Peladophobia Fear of bald people.. So yes to all your questions, There are many dynamics at play here and I know there is much more to this story, so any attempts to explain your sons behaviors would be inaccurate, other than to say he has unresolved issues, is deeply conflicted about himself, his identity, his past and how he can process his emotions. Is this a specific person you are afraid of or just in general? I have the same fear, I need to open my eyes quick to make sure it isnt there. I always want all the doors closed to my house, including rooms and toilets. Psychology has compiled thousands of phobias, to the poi Articles CATEGORIES What is the phobia of Allah? As you can see by looking at this list, almost any object or situation can become the source of fear. Many phobias are a bit more complex, such as fear of germs, which often is OCD. Commenting, "It makes me so nervous. Scatophobia- Fear of fecal matter. Automysophobia Fear of being dirty. After THAT moment at the EMA's earlier this year we're judging Zac may no longer be so afraid of being in the buff in public. Thomas Famous Coulrophobes: Urophobia Fear of urine or urinating. It's weird, but it's true. Equinophobia Fear of horses. Dipsophobia Fear of drinking. If it makes you feel any better, Mr. Woody Allen happens to be the celebrity having the most number of phobias as he is also admitted to being afraid of insects, dogs, getting certain diseases, of showers having the drain hole in the middle of the tub, heights, small rooms and crowds. I have been to one of the best EMDR therapists for PTSD and trauma, of course for the PTSD and trauma, but I had developed agoraphobia along with it. Being forced to watch the entirety of Barb Wire in a mirror's reflection. Do you feel you are lovable? From . Homilophobia Fear of sermons. Its not a phobia, its called sensory processing disorder. If this is truly an issue with you, find someone to work with. Chirophobia Fear of hands. Plutophobia Fear of wealth.. brushing off what they said until they bring it up again (which Im hoping with a burning passion they wont) or B). Like a fear of losing your hearing, If you are asking is this a common fear, probably not. Is there a fear of someones feelings for you changing? Thanks. Or is it only personal questions or questions about what you may know? Thoughts please? Hobophobia Fear of bums or beggars. 'Anyone who knows me knows that I have really bad trypophobia". Microbiophobia Fear of microbes. You may be over empathizing with other peoples pain or you may be extra sensitive to people getting hurt. Topophobia Fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright. Theophobia Fear of gods or religion. Could be you are uncertain about yourself. You will definitely want to work with someone who can assist you on this. Till now not famous celebrity has this fear of tables problem. Google it, please. Add the idea of being a "celebrity" into the mix, and you end up with some genuine insanity. Since your mind is creating this, it probably will not just go away on its own. If it consumes a fair amount of time out of you daily experience, you probably want to get some help and see how you can overcome this problem. Exposure to the source of the fear triggers an irrational response. It sucks ! Having a physical reaction to certain ideas, sounds, events or images could be a phobia, but I am guessing you can be pretty sensitive to numerous things; they just dont give you these overwhelming sensations. Garuda Many phobias are not difficult to overcome, some take a bit more work and as previously mentioned, others are not really phobias. The mechanisms for a phobia are basically the same, regardless of subject matter. i always feel like im drowning when i drink water, this usually causes me to grip things like im trying to save myself. It may be a phobia if it is unrealistic. Could be. This may just be a one time situation. The sight of a Newtons cradle on a desk is upsetting to me just the idea that it has the capability to have an unpleasant effect on me. Being monstrously ugly isn't classically part of what causes this, but it probably doesn't help. Including the under water sea urchins known for their glass sharp spikes, earwigs, cynics, Googling herself and getting arrested. Was there a fear of spilling tea in those cultures, I doubt it, but that is not how phobias are named. In modern usage, the word has evolved to mean the fear of strangers or foreigners but its original meaning is much broader. Our website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If this is a big problem for her, she should see a professional. The mechanisms for a phobia are basically the same, regardless of subject matter. Or any plane journey to be honest. If you have the fear, then there is such a fear. I would think you dont want to be hurt, that there is a fear that someone who can attract others might be lured away from you, but I would need more info. So if my husband is across the room and asks me to throw him the remote control, I have a panic physical reaction. Thank you. Whenever Im home alone I always feel like Im being watched or if Im being followed around is this a fear or not ? Psychological symptoms. They all come under fear of furniture which phobia is called Epiplaphobia. What is the fear of getting dressef and going outside in the morning. It is how the majority of phobia names are created. Like nets women wear on their heads. Do people have this fear? Not Large Objects. Climacophobia Fear of stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs.. Kleptophobia- Fear of stealing. Rhabdophobia Fear of being severely punished or criticized. Not every fear has a name and the human nervous system can fear pretty much anything. I hate the feel of it and the only thing i can manage to touch when my hands are like that is a towel and i hav to wait until they arent wrinkly anymore. So yeah . Mythophobia Fear of myths or stories or false statements. Samhainophobia: Fear of Halloween. Whether there is a name for this or not does not mean that the fear is not real for you. But if this is a real problem for her, then she should look to work with someone. I am deeply afraid and panic when touching my bones/muscle. Is there a fear of being without someone you know in a public place? While there may be names for these fears, I dont have the answer. Some are misinterpreted, such as fear of germs or fear of God often tie into OCD. Gamophobia Fear of marriage. Im not quite sure how to describe it, for example if a lot of insects were inside your room, covering it then youd fear that, because its an infestation. What does this suggest? I have a pathological fear of celebrities. Panophobia or Pantophobia Fear of everything. Oprah Winfrey's chewing gum phobia stems from childhood trauma. Her New York-to-LA treks would entail a luxury bus, two drivers working in shifts and 24 hours of nonstop travel. I never learned how to say, Oops, I didnt know that! Its amazing how crippling it is. Tuberculophobia Fear of tuberculosis. Phobias are common and treatable. Our neurology can create fears to virtually any idea, so is this possible yes. There is just something about the painted faces, layers of makeup and creepy artificial smile that scares the heck out of people. Aphenphosmphobia Fear of being touched. Amathophobia Fear of dust. I dont know if its a fear or not.. Can there be any such fear, absolutely. Is there a fear of letting people down. Middle of the back seat of a clown car. If this is problematic for you or it interferes with you ability to cope with daily life, see a professional. Every time I see someone really annoying I get really scared that if I watch them for too long or I talk to them that I will develop the Same behavior and then I will be as annoying as them, so I all ways try to avoid them as it scares me. Not sure you should be looking for phobia names. That is indeed incorrect. You probably had no idea most of these fears existed. Anxieties can go from general to specific actions or items. Well you don't have to imagine it because it was all captured in the video: Alongside her BFF Jordan and her assistant Victoria, Kylie couldn't look more on edge and literally squirms from start to finish. Making a diagnosis from a couple sentences is irresponsible, so take this all with a grain of salt. Ricci admitted to the New York Daily News that indoor houseplants disturb her, as do swimming pools ("natatiophobia"), and that touching a dirty houseplant is like torture. I was really hoping to find real information about phobias like why do some people have them and others dont? means when you know a really heavy women talks in a high pitched and a raspy voice who is very energetic. Angelina Jolies famous ex-husband, Billy Bob Thornton, is reportedly afraid of antique furniture and cannot stand being in a room having one. There can be many things contributing to the fear of disappointing others? There are other out there with this fear, but I could not tell you percentage of people who have to deal with this. Hello! Even if you have a name but hardly anyone knows what it means, it is not helpful. Her audience remarkably showed 100 percent compliance with either initiative, patiently awaiting further edicts. Chronophobia Fear of future Batophobia Fear of heights or being close to high buildings. Because there are an infinite variations of fears or phobias, there are plenty of fears that are unique or expressed in unique ways. I trust the discomfort you experience feels very real to you. Phobias, however, go beyond normal fear and are irrational. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. Cleptophobia Fear of stealing. Eva Mendes is not the only celeb who suffers from the fear of water, also known as aquaphobia. A fear of irregular patterns or clusters of small holes or bumps. Peniaphobia Fear of poverty. if so, I would really love to know. Ive tried searching it up but there doesnt seem to be a specific term. Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching. Please advise. While phobias can be distressing and create disruptions in your life, they are treatable. is there a fear of drinking water? Isopterophobia Fear of termites, insects that eat wood. Im sure there must be a phobia that somewhere, somehow, our parents are watchingand dont approve. Salute bro!! Bacillophobia- Fear of microbes. Is there a phobia of fear of being murdered?? Gerascophobia Fear of growing old. If this is a big enough problem, you may want to see someone. Gephyrophobia or Gephydrophobia or Gephysrophobia Fear of crossing bridges.. Not in a car, like when you were little and someone would pick you up. Fear of road sweepers ?? when I notice my 5 year old daughter going up or down the stairs I will always tell her to hold on to the handrail and I will stop anything I was doing and listen to her going up the stairs. Is there a name for this? Dermatosiophobia or Dermatophobia or Dermatopathophobia Fear of skin disease.. Though in all fairness to Nicole, we don't know if this psychosis predates exposure to Cruise or not. I can not see children in dangerous situations, anyway dangerous in my eyes. Persistent and Excessive Fear Persistent fear means the fear of storms does not come and go or depend on specific variables but is present every time you are aware of a storm or the possibility of a storm heading towards you. It doesnt matter stranger or my own children. Psellismophobia Fear of stuttering. Not enough info. A review and meta-analysis of the heritability of specific phobia subtypes and corresponding fears. We risk being the first people in history to have been able to make their illusions so vivid, so persuasive, so realistic that we can . But Im scared of dating or being with someone whom many people have their eyes on.. And I kinda geared up a bit because I thought Id loose it. like being full (from eating) or being pregnant? Again, there can be a fear of anything. Sophophobia Fear of learning. I have slight PTSD and a fear of adult figures. You want to talk to someone to see if it makes sense or if there are better alternatives to try first. your fear is rationalized by childhood trauma. Im afraid of getting picked up and carried like a 4 year old. but i do wish that i could stop all of my OCDs(i got like 4 of them), Nothing changes by doing nothing. Its not that I feel unworthy, though. Have the same fear? Some are more common than others. Do not know what it is called though. Its like having an eating disorder like anorexia except you dont want to lose weight and you dont want to be malnourished- it literally just feels impossible to swallow (and there is a fear of choking sort of its hard to explain) I had it when I was 11 for about a year and a half and it destroyed my social life, altered me forever. Worst case scenario for an eisoptrophobe: Also does anyone have any advice for someone with social anxiety and fear of making mistakes and being wrong? Right now it is isolated to a specific item, which while uncomfortable, is probably manageable. Find someone qualified in your area to work with. I know of no phobia specific phobia that relates to this. Agateophobia- Fear of insanity. right okay so last night I had the SCARIEST dream of my life. Eliza Rose & Interplanetary Criminal Taeniophobia or Teniophobia- Fear of tapeworms. I suggest you talk to someone about this who can help you unravel what is behind this fear. Those were the only cracks that actually made me uncomfortable. Fear when people care about me . Famous Chromophobes: Enosiophobia Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism. Jonathon, without further info, I am not going to assume to know how your mind is processing these things. It includes anything or anyone that's unfamiliar or unknown. I will lay awake for hours & barely move a muscle out of fear of a shadow in a corner . Many can be dealt with quickly or in a relatively short time period. Likewise, Carmen Elektra experiences panic attacks at the sight or thought of being near water since she is not able to swim (wonder how she shot the episodes of Baywatch!). I cant bear telling my school, as I fear my teacher may mock me. Thank you. Coimetrophobia is the overwhelming fear of cemeteries and can bring on negative physical symptoms such as shortness of breath, dizziness and even a full-on panic attack. Gymnophobia Fear of nudity. But it sounds as if you may have issues with people getting close to you or creating a meaningful bond. is phobia fear of seeing people get hurt exist?? There are thousands of phobia names and new ones are being made up all the time. Though the clown thing would really be just one of several thousand better reasons why this paring should never happen. Low self esteem, the need to please others, the avoidance or fear of conflicts, guilt issues, etc. Since you have a few fears, suggests you might have some other underlining issues that might need to be addressed. I make this work, sometimes, but lately they are getting worse and i feel like I am sliding down a slippery slope that I cannot climb back up. They are OK with regular shirt sleeves, not not heavier coat sleeves. I know a person that is terrified of blankets what should I do to tell them its ok. Well but the member of One Direction, Liam Payne is afraid of spoons, which is actually called Koutaliaphobia. I am constantly looking over my shoulder, terrified that I'll see someone I'm a fan of out in public. May want to rethink that. What are the Physical devices used to construct memories? The mind / nervous system can have a fear of anything, so yes, this can be a thing. I also have this but have never found a name for it either. To the chiclephobe, gum is a menace that can easily nestle into any crevice, laying in wait for your guard to drop. Symptoms. Pediculophobia Fear of lice. is there a name for a fear of not being able to feel things? My daughter has a fear of people looking at her bare feet. Scolionophobia Fear of school. Radiophobia Fear of radiation, x-rays. Ligyrophobia Fear of loud noises. Is this an phobia if so what is it called? Dylan, I am not familiar with what this would be called. I dont know if its a phobia but I just wanted to leave this comment here anyways. No one has the same criteria for happiness. Hi. from last 10 years i never go out of station, i am feeling stress and sometimes to vomiting before going i cant sleep somewhere else.. fear of going out of station and spending night on some other place ?? Because there are an infinite variations of fears or phobias, there are plenty of fears that are unique or expressed in unique ways. Disposophobia Fear of throwing stuff out. . Is there a name for it, not that I am aware of. Some people with acrophobia fear significant heights such as a tall bridge while others also fear shorter heights such as being on a ladder. It usually worsens gradually, starting from little dislike to extreme fear of the object. Fear of people talking about something you know about and the thought of other people knowing about it makes you want to cry because you want it so badly to just be your thing (Ex: I love the TV The Vampire Diaries but if I hear someone talk about it I freak out and have to distract myself from the person and forget they have watched the show) Its getting serious. My friend said it couldve been mold and that made me freak out more. Deipnophobia Fear of dining or dinner conversations. Ochlophobia Fear of crowds or mobs. Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten or ignored, or the fear of forgetting. If Im unsure of what is twenty feet ahead but know what is within reaching distance then I am not afraid, but if the reverse is true and I know what is ahead but can not tell if something or someone is near to me I feel panicked. Social Phobia Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations. Peanut butter oddly does not fall into my sticky category. Is there a specific name for it? Yes it is possible, but it may be something other than a phobia. These are unconscious associations and need not follow any form of logic, at least not in the traditional format of logic. She accidentally stuck the metal hook in my ear when she went to pull some hair through the hair net and i started crying it was like a panic attack. Hamartophobia Fear of sinning. Those are just 2 examples of many. I walked quickly to my kitchen but i was still fine. There could be a big difference between fear and irritation. Christina Ricci is deathly fearful of being alone in a swimming pool as she believes that a door would open up in its floor and swallow her alive. I dont know why, it just freaks me out and sometimes makes me feel like Ill faint. His son insisted a doctor do "whatever was . Hydrophobophobia Fear of rabies. Erotophobia Fear of sexual love or sexual questions. Find out if you share a phobia with any of these celebs. That's really cool you were able to beat your fear of heights by skydiving! Cardiophobia Fear of the heart. Would you believe it's just an innocent sea creature? Is this a fear? Sometimes the level of awareness is only as useful as our ability to deal with or process it. J Anxiety Disord. Id like to confirm that its not the ocean that scares me its when I cant see in it that scares me. Coulrophobia Fear of clowns. Philophobia Fear of falling in love or being in love.. The act of self harming scares me in himself, so I kinda associate the razors with it? I have to take a picture of the switch so I know I did it. I think it has been worse since the dream came true. This is more a mechanism of how our nervous system processes mental and emotional information rather than a specific subject matter. You may want to your check to see if you have some form of paranoia. Then that wave came to me again and as Im writing this I feel it now because Im thinking about it. 2014;56(4):389-404. doi: 10.1080/00029157.2013.801009. Phagophpbia is horrible. Many things have happened to me while out in such places, that I had developed agoraphobia. I dont think this was on the list, but is there a phobia the fear of being watched when you know youre alone? While there are well over a thousand recognized names of fears, most will go unnamed, since they are not widely recognized. Triskaidekaphobia Fear of the number 13. Anyway, I have the hardest time talking to people about how I feel. Mechanophobia Fear of machines. Nyctophobia Fear of the dark or of night. It turns out 1D is full of funny phobias. Your job is to live your life and if you stay overly attached to how could behave in the future, you will end up living his life and not yours All phobia names have a Greek or Latin origin based off of words that match the subject matter. whenever people try to take care or look after me I get uncomfortable and feel like I should be the one taking care of them. It also covers some of the treatment options that are available. I cant believe I didnt get arrested. Henry, not wanting to tell someone something they may not want to hear creates discomfort for many people, it is just to what level. Social phobias, which are fears. Xenoglossophobia Fear of foreign languages. Ive been searching through it over the net, but I cant find one. Ochophobia Fear of vehicles. While P. Diddy has shown a willingness to collaborate with any semi-animate being, don't count on getting him into the studio with the Insane Clown Posse. Also not all fears are the same. Whoopi Goldberg treated for fear of flying using TFT on The View, part 1. Scabiophobia Fear of scabies. Singer-actor Justin Timberlake is believed to be afraid of spiders, snakes and all other creepy crawlers. Touching wet towels that arent mine. Hagiophobia Fear of saints or holy things. Sounds like there may be some relationship issues involved here. Verbophobia- Fear of words. It all began when the rap diva had to take an escalator for a photo op. Is there a name for this, I dont know, i decided to coin a name for it because I also have it. Haphephobia or Haptephobia Fear of being touched. I get grossed out and starts to panic when I touch my collarbone or feel my ribs. Pogonophobia Fear of beards.. Without knowing more, my guess is you take an all or nothing approach to relationships. Today, my brother was bored and he started to scratch the wall with his nails, and I told him to stop, but he didnt, and kept going. In this type of treatment, you are gradually and progressively exposed to what you fear. It can be very difficult to overcome, but with the help of a therapist or psychologist, many people have successfully overcome their fear. Hemophobia or Hemaphobia or Hematophobia Fear of blood. Britney Spears hates bigger reptiles like Komodo Dragons orlarge lizards and director Steven Spielberg is also deadly afraid of all kinds of insects. This may sound weird, but as of yesterday, Ive had a kind of pain in my eyes when thinking about bathtub faucets. ! Anyone know the fear of opening up to people, or the fear of people who want to be close (emotionally) with you? How much guilt or shame do you feel when getting a compliment? We guess the key there is that she said she was afraid of being in a pool "alone" so apparently Ricci figures she can get out of the pool and let her friends succumb to the domesticated house shark instead. Is there a specific phobia for making mistakes and being wrong? Unfortunately for some people, vehicular transportation can be a terrifying experience to be avoided at all costs. Phobia means fear and the possibility exists in any of us that anything can be feared. Knowing the names of phobias can be helpful and fun, but living with phobias can be extremely painful. Is there a spasific fear of disappointing others? If I eat something sticky or something sticky gets on my skin and I cant get it off of me, it basically freaks me out. Theologicophobia Fear of theology. I suppose its the same with sleeping pills. Monopathophobia Fear of definite disease. Anything that can be thought of can also be feared, so you could consider your situation a phobia. Phthiriophobia Fear of lice Also does anybody know the name of a phobia of being left behind or being replaced? Being stabbed in the ear most certainly can be traumatic, especially if one has recently watched something scary related to this. I also have a fear of not turning my car lights off. Check out the Myers Briggs test. I got a question: Whats it called when youre afraid of stories not being real? This is because the nervous system is capable of fearing anything people can imagine. Odynophobia or Odynephobia Fear of pain. This is more likely to be OCD, obsessive compulsive behavior, which has a whole lot of other attributes connected to it. The best I can research up to is of a symptom of FOH, Fear of harm. ? Just something to keep in mind. A job as a janitor at a middle school. The mechanisms for a phobia are basically the same, regardless of subject matter. Photoaugliaphobia Fear of glaring lights. The invention of the answering machine was amazing". Have you had any counseling on this? Not all phobias are created equally. And I suddenly couldnt take it i ran to my bathroom and tears were streaming out my eyes i was nervous and disgusted but that and I kept trying to stay calm and breath in and out. I have to have the tags cut off everything. It gets worse if I think that I wont succeed in life because of my fear. Ricci has "botanophobia" which is the fear of indoor houseplants. I was going to get someone to come and repaint these walls even if they were white i didnt want to see a messed up wall and I grabbed a bottle of Clorox that i put back in the kitchen after using it fro the other wall and made my sister clean it even though I knew it wouldnt do good. During an interview, he discussed hisfear:"I couldn't tell you what it is. Agrizoophobia Fear of wild animals. What is the fear of extended limbs, I will try to explain this best I can, but I have scoliosis and it scares me to see ones back pop out more than usual. Sorry I cant give you a better answer, Is there a fear of going deaf? Gynephobia or Gynophobia Fear of women. If this is more than just a curiosity for you and it is a real issue, seek counseling. Oenophobia- Fear of wines. 'Normal' people might laugh at those who are afraid of cotton balls. Im curious is there is such thing as fear of tall men. Britney, I am going to guess there are some trust issues you have with dealing with the unexpected. Venustraphobia Fear of beautiful women. I checked to see if it was anywhere else and I found my wall looking like mold. Acrophobia Fear of heights. But i was getting my hair highlighted and it was my mum. Typical symptoms of phobias can include nausea, trembling, rapid heartbeat, feelings of unreality, and being preoccupied with the fear object. Im not sure if youre absolutely terrified of forgetting but we most likely have different perceptions on what that would be like (for me, it would be like having everything written on sticky notes and such). Mr. Widmar happily resides in Dayton, Ohio with his magnificent wife, Vicki, but is often on the road with her exploring new destinations. You dont need a name for something to work with one. Fear of not living your life to the fullest / not having a adventure in your life Hello, I have a friend who behaves oddly whenever part of his body goes numb such as when he sits too long. Katagelophobia Fear of ridicule. I get scared . Bacon admitted that he even turned down an M & M commercial because his wife would never have approved! Aaron is unashamed to be a native Clevelander and the proud driver of a Hyundai Veloster Turbo (which recently replaced his 1995 Saturn SC-2). Any famous people that have pyrophobia (fear of fire)? Sure their designer clothes and million dollar accessories tend to throw us offwe simply assume that nothing ever touches these people. This is the darkest, most embracing fear. Why? Automatonophobia Fear of ventriloquists dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues Usually a note always ends in me saying please take my feelings into account and dont approach me because I dont want to talk about it.. so yeah, this is long but when I finally do express myself I cant help but let off steam. Kamilla Rose Many people label anything they fear as a phobia and unfortunately this is not always correct, especially with the fear of germs. I understand the desire may have to label their fears. find someone to work with that can assist you in becoming all you can be. You are not trusting your bodies ability to do what it does best, which is keep you alive and all thing required to do so. What will help is finding a therapist that can help you work through this. May be best stick to the tea cups, Harry! . Now these may be phobias or there may be some other things going on. In a relatively safe world, the part of our brain that alerts us to danger just seems to get bored sometimes. Do u know if there is a name for this phobia? Traumatophobia Fear of injury. There are many reason this could occur and I recommend you find someone to work with to help you resolve this fear. Exposure to the source of the fear triggers an immediate anxiety response. I dont know anyone who deals with this. You may want to check this out with a local health provider and get a proper diagnosis.