Phobia Facts, Reasons And Aspects:

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  • There are more than 400 distinct phobias well recognized by psychologists.
  • Papaphobia is the fear of the Pope.
  • Phobophobia is the fear of having a phobia.
  • Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the fear of the number 666.
  • Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal.
  • Anatidaephobia is the weird fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.
  • Caligynephobia is the fear of beautiful women.
  • Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass.
  • Cherophobia is the fear of being too happy because "something tragic" will happen.
  • Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.
  • Phobias may be memories passed down through generations in DNA, according to a new research.
  • Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Mussolini and Hitler, all suffered from ailurophobia, the fear of cats.
  • Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school.
  • "Pistanthrophobia" is the fear of trusting people due to bad past experiences.
  • Ommatophobia is the fear of eyes.
  • Odontophobia is the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental care.
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.