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Demonophobia (or daemonophobia) is a fear of demons,[1] a type of specific phobia. It was first described in the 13th century and common in the 16th century but has since mostly disappeared.[2]

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  1. ^ "Definition of Demonophobia". MedicineNet, Inc. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  2. ^ Beck, Aaron; Emery, Gary; Greenberg, Ruth (2005). Anxiety Disorders and Phobias: A Cognitive Perspective. Basic Books. p. 117. ISBN 046500587X.