Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Thassophobia: The Fear of Sitting

Thaasophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of sitting or being idle.  It is an intense hatred of being bored. Thaasophobia is also known as Kathisophobia and Cathisophobia.
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 Thaasophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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