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What is Enetophobia? (A Summary)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Enetophobia.  Fear of pins is called Enetophobia. Pins are tiny, sharp metal objects. They are used to for example, pin papers on board, some are used to stitch fabric or hold it together...

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What is Negrophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the causes, symptoms and treatments of Negrophobia. Negrophobia is an irrational fear of the dark skinned race that originated from the African and Arabian countries. These people have been on the seat of learning since centuries, but undermined and...

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What is Hobophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Hobophobia.  Fear of beggars is called Hobophobia. Beggars or bums are poor people, suffering from poverty. They beg and earn a living. Some of them are beggars who beg, really just to earn...

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What is Coimetrophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Coimetrophobia.  A fear of cemeteries is called Coimetrophobia. Cemeteries are large burial grounds, where people are buried when they die.  People normally avoid them because of the fact that one can feel the...

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What is Taurophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Taurophobia.  A fear of bulls is called Taurophobia. Bulls are male mammals, opposite of cows. They are muscular, tough and aggressive animals. They are used for breeding and because of their physical build,...

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What is Hydrophobophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Hydrophobophobia.  Fear of rabies is called Hydrophobophobia. Rabies is disease, transmitted from animals to humans when they bite. Dogs are one of the most common animals that spread Rabies, others are cats, fox...

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What is Metallophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Metallophobia.  Fear of metals is known as Metallophobia. Metals are elements, an essential component of our life. They are malleable and ductile, conducting heat and electricity.  Metals include, iron, lead, silver, gold etc....

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What is Chemophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Chemophobia.  Fear of chemicals is called Chemophobia. Chemicals are substances made of various elements. They have certain properties which are specific to a type of chemical. For example, Oxygen is a chemical which...

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What is Cnidophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Cnidophobia.  A fear of sting is called Cnidophobia. Sting is a small, needle-like organ at the end of the abdomens of bees, ants and or wasps. It is very sharp and with it’s...

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What is Olfactophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Olfactophobia.  Fear of smells is called Olfactophobia. Olfactory is one of the six senses one has. It helps one to smell different things or odours. Smells are of different types, some are pleasant...

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What is Novercaphobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of Novercaphobia.  Fear of one’s step-mother is called Novercaphobia. Normally, children fear their step-mothers because for them, a  step-mother is a replacement of their real mother.  Some children feel fearful of them because...

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What is Hormephobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Hormephobia.  What is Hormephobia? Hormephobia is a fear of shock. Someone suffering from Hormephobia can be morbidly afraid of shock, whether that is emotional or electrical. A person who has Hormephobia may avoid...