Monday, February 27, 2012

Kenophobia: The Fear of Voids or Empty Places

Kenophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of voids or empty places.  Those who suffer from this phobia fear open or empty places.
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 Kenophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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