Thursday, March 8, 2012

Hydrophobophobia: The Fear of Rabies

Hydrophobophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of rabies.  According to this phobia is an abnormal fear of Hydrophobia.  Others describe it as an intense fear of having rabies or having symptoms that are similar to rabies.
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 Hydrophobophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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