ophidiophobia


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ophidiophobia

[ä¦fid·ē·ō′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of snakes.
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HERE'S a picture to make the skin crawl for those who suffer from ophidiophobia or ophiophobia - a fear of snakes.
A WOMAN with chronic ophidiophobia - fear of snakes - was sent screaming for help after finding one wrapped around a bunch of flowers.
Some better-known terrors are claustrophobia, agoraphobia, ochlophobia, ophidiophobia, musophobia, and brontophobia--more commonly known as fear of closed spaces, open spaces, crowds, snakes, mice and thunder.
Growing up in perfectly snakeless Hawaii, I developed at about five years old precisely the ophidiophobia Wilson described (44).