Sunday, February 12, 2012

Kainolophobia: The Fear of Anything New or of Novelty

Kainolophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of anything new or of novelty.  This phobia may be caused by unwillingness to break a routine.
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 Kainolophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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