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What phobia is the fear of mirrors?

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Eisoptrophobia is the name of the phobia related to the fear of mirrors.

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Catoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors.

Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors and the fear of seeing oneself in a mirror is Eisoptrophobia.

Spectrophobia is a general fear of the mirrors. This fear is a result of trauma involving mirrors or an event that they believe they've seen an apparition.

There does not appear to be a scientific name for the fear of pictures. However, looking at yourself in a picture can be similar to viewing your image in a mirror. Perhaps the aversion or fear stems from one of those.The phobia that describes a fear of oneself is Autophobia.The phobia that describes a fear of mirrors is Catoptrophobia.

Spectrophobia (from Latin: spectrum, "ghost") is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors and one's own reflections. Catoptrophobia (from the word catoptric meaning using a mirror to focus light; from Greek word katoptrikos ) is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection.

Idk, for Eisoptrophobia is fear of mirrors themselves, not necessarily looking at yourself in a mirror, or looking at yourself in general.

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