Phobias

Urophobia: Fear of Urine or Urinating

Urophobia: Fear of Urine or Urinating

Urinating is a normal and even necessary body function. But did you know that there are people out there with a fear of urine? It’s called urophobia.

Spectrophobia – Fear of Specters or Ghosts

Spectrophobia: Fear of Specters or Ghosts

Many people are afraid of ghosts, but did you know that there is a phobia specifically for those who are afraid of ghosts? It’s called spectrophobia.

Rhytiphobia: Fear of Wrinkles

Rhytiphobia: Fear of Wrinkles

Did you know that there is a phobia for wrinkles? It’s called rhytiphobia. And if you suffer from it, keep reading to know how to overcome it.

selachophobia: fear of sharks

Selachophobia: Fear of Sharks

Why are we so afraid of sharks? Is it warranted, or is it just a case of selachophobia—the fear of sharks? Let’s take a closer look.

Traumatophobia: Fear of Injury

Traumatophobia: Fear of Injury

For some people, a fear of injury can become so intense that it interferes with their everyday lives. This is known as traumatophobia, or the fear of injury.

Tachophobia: Fear of Speed

Tachophobia: Fear of Speed

Tachophobia, or the fear of speed, can seriously impact your life. Here’s what you need to know about this often-misunderstood condition.

Scotophobia: Fear of Darkness

Scotophobia: Fear of Darkness

For some people, the fear of darkness is real. This phobia is called scotophobia, and it can cause real anxiety and panic. Is this you? Read on to know more.

Wiccaphobia: Fear of Witches and Witchcraft

Wiccaphobia: Fear of Witches and Witchcraft

Wiccaphobia, also known as witchcraft-phobia, is the fear of witches and witchcraft. Are you afraid of being turned into a frog? You might have wiccaphobia.

verminophobia: fear of germs

Verminophobia: Fear of Germs

Some people have an irrational fear of germs – a phobia known as verminophobia. If this is you, keep reading to know the symptoms, treatments, and causes.