Phobias

Cherophobia: Characteristics, Consequences and Associated Social Factors

The Cherophobia is a neologism that alludes to the exaggerated fear or displeasure towards the own fatness or the one of other people. This term is also referred to in the literature as procrescophobia, obesophobia, fear of weight gain, weight phobia or fat phobia. The phorophobia does not constitute a disorder classified as a specific type of …

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Chronophobia: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The cronophobia is a type of specific phobia in which the element is feared over time. People with this disorder have an irrational, excessive and uncontrollable fear over time. It constitutes an anxiety disorder since the phobic fear that people experience causes them high anxiety responses. Likewise, chronophobia can be a very serious and disabling alteration for the person, since …

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