Thursday, February 2, 2012

Ergasiophobia: The Fear of Work or Functioning; Surgeon's Fear of Operating

Ergasiophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of work or functioning or a surgeon’s fear of operating.
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 Ergasiophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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