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Love Is Scary: 12 Weird Phobias
People with haphephobia or aphenphosmphobia must get pretty lonely, as their phobias cause them to avoid letting anyone touch their skin . 9. Headaches caused by overwhelmingly strong, chemical scents and burns from hot wax may explain why some ...
Everglades Sightings: Greedheads and Goons
Boyd has been avoiding Lily by pretending to suffer from an ailment called aphenphosmphobia. Because of this condition, Boyd says, Lily must stop trying to touch him and let him be cured at the Garfield Clinic, supposedly in sunny Florida.
How I cured my fear of spiders but not of light bulbs ... with a little help
Clowns send a burly 6ft male friend of mine into a hyperventilating panic. One woman I know faints if she sees tomato ketchup. My last boss insisted staples were inserted at a precise 90-degree angle into paper to make them 'safe'.
The Mystery Behind Debilitating Phobias
For the 40 million Americans who have an anxiety disorder, fears from ailuraphobia (a terror of cats) to aphenphosmphobia (dread of being touched) are not just funny-sounding crossword solutions, as actor Tony Shalhoub discovered.
Why can't we agree on the names for phobias?
There are six names for the persistent and irrational fear of being touched - Aphenphosmphobia, Aphephobia, Chiraptophobia, Haphephobia, Haptephobia, and Haptophobia; cats - Aclurophobia, Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Felinophobia, Galeophobia, and ...

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