September 5, 2011

Trivia about PHOBIA

       Remember the Christian youth group I've mentioned in my earlier posts? Yes, the JIVE (Jesus-Inspired Valuing Eternity) youth, and I'm a proud member of it. We are having our monthly "leader's meeting" every last Sunday of the month, and part of it is planning about the topics which will be discussed all through out the month. For this September, our topics are about the common fears of the youth.This is entitled "Fight or Fright?".

In line with our topic, I just want to share to you some trivia about fear or phobia.

"phobia"- a term that refers to a group of symptoms brought on by feared objects, places, persons, or situations.

A phobia is a persistent, irrational fear that causes a person to feel intense anxiety.

Achluophobia: Fear of darkness
Acousticophobia: Fear of noise
Acrophobia: Fear of heights
 Aelurophobia: Fear of cats 
Androphobia: Fear of men
Anthrophobia: Fear of flowers
Aurophobia: Fear of gold.
Bibliophobia: Fear of books
Brontophobia: Fear of thunder storms.
Caligynephobia: Fear of beautiful women.
Chaetophobia: Fear of hair.
Chinophobia: Fear of snow.
Chorophobia: Fear of dancing. 
Chrometophobia: Fear of money 
Chromophobia: Fear of colors 
Deipnophobia: Fear of dining and dinner conversations.
Demonophobia: Fear of spirits or demons. 
Dentophobia: Fear of dentists. 
Dermatosiophobia: Fear of skin. 
Dromophobia: Fear of crossing streets
Dystychiphobia: Fear of accidents. 
Ecclesiophobia: Fear of church
Gerascophobia: Fear of growing old
Graphophobia: Fear of writing.
Hadeophobia: Fear of hell 
Hypnophobia: Fear of sleep. 
Lunaphobia: Fear of the moon
Maieusiophobia: Fear of childbirth. 
Megalophobia: Fear of large things. 
Melophobia: Fear of music. 
Mycrophobia: Fear of small things. 
Neophobia: Fear of anything new. 
Odontophobia: Fear of teeth.
Ommetaphobia: Fear of eyes. 
Parthenophobia: Fear of virgins or young girls. 
Peladophobia: Fear of baldness
Phagophobia: Fear of swallowing; Fear of eating 
Phasmophobia: Fear of ghosts. 
Philophobia: Fear of falling in love or being in love. 
Rhabdophobia: Fear of magic. 
Sciophobia: Fear of shadows. 
Scolionophobia: Fear of school
Septophobia: Fear of decaying matter.
Siderophobia: Fear of stars.
Sophophobia: Fear of learning.
Spectrophobia: Fear of looking in a mirror. 
Tachophobia: Fear of speed.
Telephonophobia: Fear of telephones. 
Terdekaphobia: Fear of the number 13
Uranophobia: Fear of heaven. 
Urophobia: Fear of urine. 
Verbophobia: Fear of words.
Xylophobia: Fear of wooden objects or forests
Zelophobia: Fear of jealousy 
Zoophobia: Fear of animals

I hope you enjoyed reading this list of phobias. I can say that I have this "Megalophobia: Fear of large things". How about you? :)


sarj said...

alektorophobic here! :) - fear of chickens!:)

simply pochi said...

ate Sarj, sabi na nga ba eh :)

Eric said...

Cool! Nice info! :)

minhee said...

panu yan di ko alam kung san ako takot??

Anonymous said...

Hi!Thanks for the comment :) Nice graphic :)

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