NYCTOPHILIA By N., Sam M.S. - 45 noun. An extreme favorability for night time or the dark. Commonly referred to as noctiphilia. NYCTOPHILIA: "Amanda's nyctophilia was becoming intrusive enough that it interfered with her productivity at work." Related Psychology Terms Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams MUSIC AND WORK DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) FRANZ, SHEPHERD IVORY Counselor and Client Safety SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population VISIBILITY CURVE VENTILATION CONDITIONS NYMPHOLEPSY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "NYCTOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nyctophilia/ (accessed June 26, 2022).