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  • The fear of being touched also known as aphephobia, aphenphosmphobia, haphephobia, haphophobia, hapnophobia, haptephobia, and haptophobia is a rare specific phobia that involves the fear of touching or of being touched.

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  • NAME ACTUAL FEAR MIGHT BE MISTAKEN FOR bibliophobia books fear of term papers bathophobia depth fear of being clean Gallophobia France, things French fear of California wine crystallophobia glass fear of Gypsies cryophobia ice, frost fear of peeling onions polyphobia many things fear of parrots phonophobia noise, loud talking fear of stereos topophobia places fear of Italian mice aichurophobia points fear of sneezing belonophobia sharp objects fear of cold cuts halophobia speaking fear of angels tacophobia speed fear of Mexican food phagophobia swallowing fear of becoming a sissy haphephobia touching, being touched fear of fractions Hodophobia travel fear of hobbits Parthenophobia young girls fear of Greek temples

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  • JM considers haphephobia to be more mental than physical.

    April 24, 2010