Psychology Wiki


Revision as of 14:23, September 20, 2011 by Dr Joe Kiff (Talk | contribs)

34,200pages on
this wiki

Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social |
Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology |

Clinical: Approaches · Group therapy · Techniques · Types of problem · Areas of specialism · Taxonomies · Therapeutic issues · Modes of delivery · Model translation project · Personal experiences ·

Bacillophobia or Bacteriophobia, or Microbiophobia. A term describing one afraid of bacteria or germs, or, more commonly, of being infected by them.

Extreme bacteriophobes may refuse to go outside for fear of the germs out there, or insist that their possession and anyone who comes near them are steralised to prevent infection.

In order to prevent the anxiety aassociated with their fear some people develope extensive riuals to ward off contamination and may be diagnosed with OCD

See also

References & Bibliography

Key texts



Additional material



External links

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki