Ablutophobia - Fear of washing or bathing.

Ablutophobia may be a serious phobia, but it is treatable. The fear of washing or bathing can often be treated with psychotherapy, hypnotherapy or by trying to find the underlying cause.

Often is the case with Ablutophobia is that that there was some sort of traumatic event in the patient's life that caused this fear of washing or bathing, with a little therapy or by hitting the fear head on, this can often be cured.

Ablutophobia has been know to ruin people's lives. Living with the fear of washing or bathing is often very difficult, but with time, it can be possible.