Manias vs. Phobias – Part 1: Manias (2)

The following comes from Medical Transcription Resource. Any manias found in Manias (1) will not be repeated.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A

Ailuromania–Intense enthusiasm for cats.
Anthromania–Inordinate interest in flowers.
Arithmomania–Craze for numbers and counting.
Automania–Compulsion toward solitude.

C

Cacodemonomania–Inordinate obsession with demonic possession.
Cheromania–Compulsion toward gaiety.
Chrematomania–Obsessive desire for money.
Coprolalomania–Obsession with foul speech.
Cynomania–Intense enthusiasm for dogs.

E

Eleutheromania–Irresistible craving for freedom.
Entomomania–Inordinate fascination with insects.
Eremiomania–Irresistible craving for stillness.
Ergomania–Obsessive zeal for work.

F

Florimania–Intense interest in plants.

G

Gephyromania–Irresistible fascination with bridges.
Glazomania–Inordinate fascination with listmaking.
Gymnomania–Compulsion toward nakedness.

H

Hedonomania–Irresistible craving for pleasure.
Heliomania–Uncontrollable craving for the sun.
Hippomania–Fascination with and enthusiasm for horses.
Homicidomania–Impulse to commit murder.
Hydromania–Uncontrollable fascination with water.
Hypnomania–Uncontrollable desire for sleep.

I

Ichthyomania–Excessive fascination with fish.

K

Kathisomania–Uncontrollable compulsion to sit.

L

Letheomania–Obsessive fascination with narcotics.

M

Melomania–Excessive fascination with music.
Mythomania–Irresistible impulse toward exaggeration and lying.

N

Nesomania–Intense fascination with islands.
Noctimania–Intense fascination with night.

O

Ochlomania–Intense obsession with crowds.
Oinomania–Inordinate fascination with wine.
Ophidiomania–Excessive interest in reptiles.
Ornithomania–Inordinate fascination with birds.

P

Parousiamania–Obsessive zeal for the second coming of Christ.
Phagomania–1. Irresistible craving for food. 2. Obsessive interest in eating.
Phaneromania–Uncontrollable impulse to pick at a spot or growth on one’s body.
Phonomania–Obsession with noise or sound.

S

Scribomania–Obsessive zeal for writing.
Siderodromomania–Intense fascination with railroad travel.

T

Thalassomania–Intense fascination with the sea.
Timbromania–Inordinate enthusiasm for postage stamps.
Trichomania–Intense fascination with hair.

X

Xenomania–Obsessive interest in foreigners.


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continue to Manias vs. Phobias – Part 2: Phobias (1)

Source: Medical Transcription Resource

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