We all have some sorts of phobia but those phobias doesn’t actually make a living nightmare for a normal person. This list shows you some of the most scary and weird phobias that you could have. These uncommon phobias can literally create nightmares often causing nausea, abnormal breathing, dry mouth etc. Just read below to know more. I hope you do enjoy this post.
Pediophobia is also known as fear of dolls. Often considered a common phobia, many people doesn’t actually know what it is. It is an anxiety which is caused by dolls, mannequins, robots or any kind of humanoid figure. People affected with this phobia usually hide dolls or refuse to go near them. In extreme cases the phobia can lead to many symptoms such as elevated heart rate, nausea, panic, dread and inability to think.
Eisoptrophobia is also called as fear of reflection; usually their own image. Some people often don’t look into mirror because they think that their might be something wrong with their face or there might be some monster thing behind it. Some people also assume that watching their own reflection will make them extrovert.
As it sounds, the fear of Demons is known as Demonophobia. Once very common phobia in 16th century, it gradually disappeared; well almost. It has killed many lives either due to suicides, murders and the anxiety is very strong that people do try to believe that there are demons around them.
It is actually a fear of almost anything but more particularly specific figures such as ventriloquist dummies, animatronic creatures, mannequins, wax statues etc. This is similar to Pediophobia you just read above. The fear is usually driven by unusual and aggressive behaviors by robots, other objects, movies, games and etc. The phobia is so intense that it can cause heart palpitations, panic attacks, difficulty in breathing, nausea, vomiting, sweating, dizziness, insomnia and many other symptoms.
This is commonly known as fear of youths. The term first coined was “fear or loathing of teenagers”. Youths are usually stayed out of the workforce, any role of them outside the consumer is potentially threatening to adults. The fear is actually to keep the youths away from the workforce to avoid the damages it can cause to various things. Western countries have more number of signs in Ephebiphobia than other countries.
Some people just doesn’t like to hear opinions and this is what called Allodoxaphobia. This is one of the kind of social phobia where people assume your opinions does not matter to anyone and when the arguments or conversations starts, they does not feel to give their opinion and are often scared to give their side of point.
This phobia doesn’t take any lives but they do change people’s mind. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is a fear of the number 666. The number 666 is described as the number of beast. Many people doesn’t like to have their address of home, or car number as 666.
Fear of Clowns. If you would have watched the movie It, you would have realized the fear it caused you in the night. This phobia has only become more popular recently and the person who has this phobia doesn’t go to circus. Well, of course they won’t. 😉
The fear of Friday The 13th is called as Paraskavedekatriaphobia. From historical point of view, the number 13 is associated with bad luck particularly in the English speaking countries. There is no proof that it could bring bad luck but people are often scared with the number 13. The symptoms includes panic attack, abnormal breathing, nausea, dry mouth and more.
The fear of shadows is known as Sciophobia. The fear can be generations where it passes from one person to another or by observed behavior. This is often scary to look at your own shadow sometimes in the middle of night assuming there is someone’s harmful presence in the shadow.
I’m sure you would have noticed at least one phobia that you think resembles your fear. So, let’s talk in comments. 😉