Monday, October 31, 2011

Koumpounophobia: The Fear of Buttons


Koumpounophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of buttons.      

A phobia is a strong, persistent fear of situations, objects, activities or persons.  The main symptom is an excessive and unreasonable desire to avoid the feared subject. Other phobia symptoms include shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea, and an overall feeling of dread.  Phobias are the most common form of anxiety disorders.

Do you suffer from Koumpounophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?

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