A morbid fear of being touched. Associated with the protection of an individual's personal space.
2 Doraphobia: The dread of touching the skin or fur of an animal.
3 Eremophobia: Morbid fear of being alone. A symptom of depression and manifests itself after trauma or the loss of a loved one.
4 Ergophobia: A fear of or aversion to work. Sufferers become irrationally anxious about the workplace.
5 Hypnophobia: A morbid fear of sleep. It may result from control loss, repeating nightmares, or a feeling that more can be achieved instead of sleeping.
6 Brontophobia: An abnormal fear of thunder. Outside they suffer major anxiety.
7 Kakorrhaphiophobia: An abnormal fear of failure. The fear can consume a person's every thought.
8 Ophidiophobia: A morbid fear of snakes. The most common phobia, affecting one third of the population.
9 Taphephobia: Fear of being buried alive. More specifically the fear of being put in a grave while alive.
10 Phobophobia: A fear of acquiring a phobia. Patients develop anxiety and panic attacks in the belief they are about to be diagnosed with a specific phobia.