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Ereuthrophobia- Fear of blushing One of the more common issues relating to social phobia which is presented to me in my consulting room relates to blushing. People who are concerned about seeming confident in themselves blushing can be seen as … Continue reading

Epistemophobia- Fear of knowledge It has been said that human kind in order to survive continuously strives for greater and greater knowledge. After all knowledge has led to every advancement in history. However, there are people who have a distinct … Continue reading

Enochlophobia- Fear of crowds   There is a plethora of phobias which make up the term social phobia, which generally is a phobia that is associated with a social setting of some description or other. Enochlophobia is one such phobia. … Continue reading

Electrophobia- Fear of electricity Practically everything in our lives that revolve around technology is powered by electricity. Even reading this blog entry requires electricity to power the computer that you are currently reading this on. It is neigh on impossible … Continue reading

Ecclesiophobia- Fear of church For centuries, the church (whatever the denomination of faith) has represented a safe haven, a place for reflection and sanctuary where the faithful can go to feel closer to their god. However, for a growing number … Continue reading

Dysmorphophobia- Fear of deformity In a society which depicts beauty as being the zenith of importance, and perfection of the body causing men and women anxiety at an even younger age, looks can be seen as the be all end … Continue reading

Domatophobia- Fear of houses or being in a house This is a rather unusual phobia as most people feel that their home is a place of safety and sanctuary, a place where a person looks forward to returning even after … Continue reading

Dystychiphobia- Fear of accidents Dystychiphobia is a pathological fear of accidents very often caused by a past traumatic event in the past of the sufferer. The event whether major or minor has caused the sufferer great fear and causes the … Continue reading

Mental Health Issues In a recent report from the BBC, Healthwatch UK has acquired information which shows that mental health patients are spending fewer than 6 days in hospital in 2012-13. These figures lend themselves to the idea that mental … Continue reading

Dipsophobia- Fear of drinking Dipsophobia is a significant anxiety about consuming alcohol. People afflicted with disophobia experience a acute and unfounded anxiety about becoming addicted to alcohol and the effects this addiction will have to to their body. Religious believes … Continue reading

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