Domatophobia is the fear of a home environment or a person’s home. In some contexts, domatophobia refers to a broader definition of "home," such as one's country. Some groups also refer to domatophobia as oikophobia, though this term has other connotations. Clinically, domatophobia is a specific phobia.

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1. Specific Phobias

Health experts rarely refer to a phobia by its direct name. Because most phobias elicit the same reactions and require similar treatments, professionals instead categorize phobias by their source. Domatophobia is a fear of a home environment. This makes it a

specific phobia, which is an unreasonable or excessive fear of a specific object or situation.

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