PHOTOPHOBIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. A severe and frequently painful vulnerability to light. It might be correlated with migraines or with particular kinds of brain injury. PHOTOPHOBIA: "Both children were diagnosed with photophobia in childhood." Related Psychology Terms ORGANIC DELUSIONAL SYNDROME BRAIN DAMAGE PHOTOMETER OLIGOENCEPHALY PATHOLOGICAL INERTIA BRAIN TRAUMA CORTICAL- EVOKED RESPONSE, CORTICAL HEARING LOSS PASSION PHARMACODYNAMIC TOLERANCE TISSUE DAMAGE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHOTOPHOBIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/photophobia/ (accessed December 1, 2019).