meaning of Bacillophobia

Bacillophobia meaning in Medical Dictionary

an unusual and persistent concern with bacilli (germs). A phobia is an unreasonable kind of anxiety that can cause avoidance and panic. Phobias tend to be a somewhat common type of panic attacks. Phobias can usually be treated with intellectual behavioral treatment making use of visibility and anxiety reduction techniques. Oftentimes, anti- anxiety or anti-depressant medication proves helpful, specially during first stages of treatment.