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melmagazine.com/en-us/story/how-to-get-over-your-irrational-fear-of-germs

Oct 31, 2018 ... Not so much. It's officially known as contamination OCD, but colloquially, we tend to call people who suffer from it germophobes. It leads to a ...

www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/mysophobia

Aug 12, 2015 ... The central feature of this phobia is not just concern about germs but an obsessive fear of any kind of contamination, including by illness, dirt, ...

www.goodtherapy.org/blog/mysophobia-fear-germs-phobia-1024127

Oct 24, 2012 ... A person who is concerned about germs might wash his or her hands or get a flu shot, but a germ phobia can interfere with every area of life.

universe.byu.edu/2020/05/13/coping-with-germaphobia-in-a-pandemic

May 13, 2020 ... Germophobia is the pathological fear of germs, bacteria, microbes, contamination and infection. The phobia can cause restlessness, fatigue, ...

www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/2655652/mysophobia-germaphobia-symptoms-cures-treatment

What is mysophobia and what causes a fear of germs? Symptoms, treatment and celebrity sufferers ... PATIENTS with mysophobia have an irrational fear of ...

www.anxioustoddlers.com/germophobia-afraid-of-germs

Teach Them About Anxiety or OCD · Teach Them About Germs · Model Not Being Afraid of Germs · Set Up Exposure Challenges to Conquer Germophobia · Let M...

www.anxioustoddlers.com/fear-of-germs

When a child has a fear of germs it can dominate their life. There are some things you can do to help. Let me tell you a few…

www.statnews.com/2021/01/06/for-people-with-ocd-and-fearful-of-germs-the-pandemic-is-upending-years-of-therapy

Jan 6, 2021 ... For people with OCD related to germs, the pandemic justified their irrational fears and excessive precautions.

iocdf.org/expert-opinions/expert-opinion-contamination

On the surface, the contamination fears associated with OCD don't seem to be a very complicated subject. After all, dirt, germs, washing — what could be simpler  ...

www.healthline.com/health/germaphobia

Sep 18, 2018 ... Germaphobia (also sometimes spelled germophobia) is the fear of germs. In this case, “germs” refers broadly to any microorganism that causes ...