When I was young, I had an irrational fear that everyone in the world was an actor who could read my mind. This fear was highly specific, and I felt that I was the only one who had it, especially since I couldn't find a word for it on phobia websites. One day I was randomly browsing a small website dedicated to phobias, and I found this exact same fear. I have since forgotten the term for it, though.
If 'telepathy' is reading minds, and '-pathy' is a suffix indicating disease or disorder, then 'telepathypathy' would be a pathological fear that people can read your mind.
Fear of "INDWELLING" may be used.
It could be called "indwelling psychosis".
It might be a new term but may mean a fear of being seen through or someone gaining insight into someone's inner self.
The phenomenon is called "thought broadcasting" and is used for people with schizophrenia
Phobia names are generally Greek and Latin so you could work out what the word could be. Psycho for mind, legere for reading, phobia for fear; psycholegerephobia could be a good candidate.
protected by tchrist♦ Jan 16 '17 at 23:04
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