Of course there is a name for this fear-of the dark. But did you know that there are at least 5 phobias associated with dark or darkness? If you or someone you know has an irrational fear of the dark or darkness this list may very well enhance your understanding of darkness phobias.
5 Phobias Associated with Dark or Darkness:
Achluophobia – The fear of darkness
Lygophobia – The fear of darkness
Mycotphobia – The fear of darkness
Nyctophobia – The fear of the dark or of nighttime
Scotophobia – The fear of darkness
The above list may appear redundant; however an irrational fear of the dark or darkness by any of the above names is still daunting for the person dealing with the phobia.
Please note: To live with a phobia is to live with something which you may feel you have no control over. Please know there is help for you or someone you love who is dealing with a phobia of any kind. Seek the help of a health professional and learn to live phobia-free today. Good luck to you, readers and friends.
My Life Experience
The Phobia List – Special Thanks to Fredd Culbertson who has spent an extraordinary amount of time and effort compiling his fabulous phobia list.
One last note: Please know that while this author has limited formal training in dealing with phobias, her experience in the power of positive thinking and her wish to help people succeed in life fuels her need to share this information with you. Thank you.
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