Of course there is a name for this fear-of disease and suffering. But did you know that there are at least 9 phobias associated with disease and suffering? If you or someone you know has an irrational fear of disease and/or suffering this list may very well enhance your understanding of disease and suffering phobias.
9 Phobias Associated with Disease and Suffering:
Agliophobia, Algophobia or Odynephobia – The fear of pain
Albuminurophobia – The fear of kidney disease
Carcinophobia – The fear of cancer
Dermatophathophobia – The fear of skin disease
Diabetophobia – The fear of diabetes
Nosemaphobia – The fear of becoming ill
Pathophobia – The fear of disease
Phthisiophobia – The fear of tuberculosis
Thanatophobia – The fear of death or of dying
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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