What is Paraskevidekatriaphobia? (A Summary)

In this blog we will summarize the causes, symptoms and treatment of Paraskevidekatriaphobia Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13. This day is considered unlucky by many. This is one of the very common fears in the western society and has its roots in ancient Egyptian mythology, initiating from the code of Hammurabi. As […]

 
What is Nosocomephobia? (A Summary)

In this blog we will discuss symptoms, causes and treatment of Nosocomephobia. An intense fear of hospitals is called Nosocomephobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of  anxiety disorders in the DSM-V. Someone suffering from this type of phobia feels extreme anxiety when exposed to hospitals. One will suffer […]

 
What is Peniaphobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatments of Peniaphobia.  An intense fear of poverty is called Peniaphobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of anxiety disorders. Someone suffering from it will experience extreme anxiety when exposed to or thinking about poverty.  It is referred to […]

 
What is Ancraophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will post discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Ancraophobia.  An intense fear of wind is called Ancraophobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM-V. Someone suffering from this phobia feels extreme anxiety when exposed to wind.  Not just the […]

 
What is Papyrophobia? (A Summary)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatments of Papyrophobia.  What is Papyrophobia? Papyrophobia refers to the extreme and irrational fear of paper, where someone might experience a high degree of anxiety when they come in contact with paper at all. The word Papyrophobia comes from the Greek or Egyptian papyro or […]

 
What is Phronemophobia? (A Comprehensive Guide)

In this blog we will discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment of Phronemophobia. Phronemophobia is an irrational fear of thinking. The person suffering from Phronemophobia is scared of thinking perse and keeps him/herself away from thinking about things.  Thinking is a cognitive activity that involves the conscious participation of our brain to help us make […]

 
What is Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia?

In this blog we will deliberate on the very common phobia of the number 666, called Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia; its causes, symptoms and treatment. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is a fear of the number 666. Although it is just a number, for 2,000 years it holds significance and has been a source of fear in numerous people. It is considered […]

 
What is Cherophobia? ( A Comprehensive Guide)

In this blog we will deliberate the etiology, symptoms and treatment of Cherophobia.  Cherophobia is an irrational fear of happiness and of being happy. People suffering from this phobia find it hard to be happy or even stay happy because they anticipate a negative event to follow. They develop an aversion to happiness and do […]

 
What is Apotemnophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog, we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Apotemnophobia.  An intense fear of people with amputations is called Apotemnophobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM-V. A sufferer will experience extreme anxiety when they see someone with amputations.  Not just […]

 
What is Leukophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Leukophobia.  An intense fear of the colour white is called Leukophobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM-V. Someone suffering from it will experience extreme anxiety when exposed to the colour white.  […]

 
What is Tropophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Tropophobia.  An intense fear of moving or making changes is called Tropophobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM-V.  Someone suffering from it will experience extreme anxiety when told to make changes […]

 
What is Basophobia? (A Summary)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Basophobia.  An intense fear of falling is called Basophobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM-V. Someone suffering from it will experience excessive anxiety when asked to walk or move. Because they […]