Ombrophobia – Fear of Rain: Treatments & Therapy to Overcome It

Ombrophobia – Fear of Rain: Treatments & Therapy to Overcome It

​Rain fascinates many individuals and many like being soaked. Others, on the other hand, would rather stay home and avoid getting wet at all costs.  Ombrophobia is a term for an excessive phobia of rain. It is an unnatural fear of rain that can lead to symptoms that...
Philemaphobia – Fear of Kissing

Philemaphobia – Fear of Kissing

​The intense fear of kissing is known as Philemaphobia, which is derived from the Greek words ‘Philema’, which means kissing, and ‘Phobos,’ which means ‘fear or dread.’  Even the concept of kissing is too much for some people....
Automatonophobia – Fear of Animatronics and Mannequins

Automatonophobia – Fear of Animatronics and Mannequins

Automatonophobia is the phobia of objects such as animatronics, mannequins, ventriloquist dummies, and wax sculptures.  Inanimate or robotic objects that appear to move on their own may appear hazardous to those who suffer from Automatonophobia. This article defines...