Agoraphobia – The fear of open or crowded spaces. People with this fear often won’t leave home.
Claustrophobia – The fear of small spaces like elevators, small rooms and other enclosed spaces.
Acrophobia – The fear of heights. Five percent of the general population suffer from this phobia.
Mysophobia – The fear of germs. Can also be called Germophobia or Bacterophobia.
Aerophobia – The fear of flying. 25 million Americans share a fear of flying.
Thanatophobia – The fear of death. Even talking about death can be hard.
Glossophobia – The fear of public speaking. Not being able to do speeches.
Monophobia – The fear of being alone. Even while eating and/or sleeping.
Atychiphobia – The fear of failure. It is the single greatest barrier to success.
Enochlophobia – The fear of crowds is closely related to Ochlophobia and Demophobia.
Aphenphosmphobia – The fear of intimacy. Fear of being touched and love.
Trypanophobia – The fear of needles. Many people fear the sight of needles.
Hemophobia – The fear of blood. Even the sight of blood can cause fainting.
Gamophobia – The fear of commitment or sticking with someone to the end.
Vehophobia – The fear of driving. This phobia affects personal and work life.
Basiphobia – The fear of falling. Some may even refuse to walk or stand up.
Achievemephobia – The fear of success. The opposite to the fear of failure.
Metathesiophobia – The fear of change. Sometimes change is a good thing.
Nyctophobia – The fear of darkness. Being afraid of the dark or the night is common for kids.
Androphobia – The fear of men. Usually seen in younger females, but it can also affect adults.
Philophobia – The fear of love. Being scared of falling in love or emotions.
Gephyrophobia – The fear of bridges and crossing even the smallest bridge.
Entomophobia – The fear of bugs and insects, also related to Acarophobia, fear of spiders.
Podophobia – The fear of feet. Some people fear touching or looking at feet, even their own.
Somniphobia – The fear of sleep. Being terrified of what might happen right after you fall asleep.
Gynophobia – The fear of women. May occur if you have unresolved mother issues.
Pyrophobia – The fear of fire. A natural/primal fear that can be debilitating.
Iatrophobia – The fear of doctors. Do you delay doctor visits? You may have this.
Zoophobia – The fear of animals. Applies to both vile and harmless animals.
Scelerophobia – The fear of crime involves being afraid of burglars, attackers or crime in general.
Musophobia – The fear of mice. Some people find mice cute, but phobics don’t.
Catoptrophobia – The fear of mirrors. Being afraid of what you might see.
Telephonophobia – The fear of talking on the phone. Phobics prefer texting.
Gerascophobia – The fear of getting old. Aging is the most natural thing, yet many of us fear it.
Chaetophobia – The fear of hair. Phobics tend to be afraid of other people hair.
Nosocomephobia – The fear of hospitals. No one likes hospitals, but this is over the top.
Ergophobia – The fear of work. Often due to social or performance anxiety.
Coulrophobia – The fear of clowns. Some people find clowns funny, coulrophobics certainly don’t.
Photophobia – The fear of light caused by something medical or traumatic.
Taphophobia – The fear of being buried alive by mistake and waking up in a coffin underground.