← Back to: List of phobias
Wikipedia has more on Panphobia
Panphobia (omniphobia, pantophobia, or panophobia) is an abnormal fear of everything. Sufferers would have excessive worries and anxious about everythings, as they are afraid that things could have evil entities in it. This fear can often lead to paranoia. In extreme cases of panphobia, the sufferers want to quit the reality by committing suicide.
The term comes from the Greek pan, neuter of pas, meaning "all" and phobos, "fear". The Greek root word pan (ex. pan-ic) describes "the unpleasant state inflicted by the intervention of the god Pan."
Woody Allen is the notable sufferer of panphobia. He's afraid of practically everything, from heights, enclosed places, and insects, to bright colours, elevators and sunshine, as well as every sources of evil.
- Nilophobia – fear of nothingness