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The End of the World (apocalypse)

What is the fear of the end of the world called?

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July 29, 2010 12:46AM

Any fear or phobia that involves the end of the world is classified as a doomsday phobia.

While there is no official medical term for the condition, one might very well call it apocalyptophobia, or fear of the Apocalypse.