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Shop phobia unknown shop phobia is an irrational intense and persistent fear of malls sales racks dressing rooms department stores and all other activities having to do with shopping i once stubbed my toe to avoid shopping with my wife.
An extreme or irrational fear is known as a phobia certain fears have specific names like coulrophobia a fear of clowns here are some other examples.
Back to list of phobias officinaphobia is the fear of shopping it is a branch of agoraphobia the word comes from the latin officina meaning shop and greek phobos meaning fear.
Phobias arent usually formally diagnosed most people with a phobia are fully aware of the problem a person will sometimes choose to live with a phobia taking great care to avoid the object or situation theyre afraid of however if you have a phobia continually trying to avoid what youre afraid of will make the situation worse.
Agoraphobia is often misunderstood to be simply a fear of leaving home however this is not quite accurate agoraphobia is a phobia of being in a situation where escape would be difficult or impossible or help would be unavailable if a panic attack should occur.
4 understanding phobias what is a phobia a phobia is a type of anxiety disorder it is an extreme form of fear or anxiety triggered by a particular situation such as going outside or.
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation the phobia typically results in a rapid onset of fear and is present for more than six months the affected person goes to great lengths to avoid the situation or object to a degree greater than the actual danger posed if the feared.
Phobias can have a serious impact on wellbeing but it is important to remember that you are not alone phobias are common but also treatable if you believe that you have the symptoms of some type of phobia consult your doctor for further evaluation and treatment advice.