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Bibliophobia- Fear of books

Bibliophobia is an unusual fear that is perhaps defined as worry of books or hatred of books. Generally the previous definition is more accurate. This phobia will be confined to certain books; as an example those fearing witchcraft might view the Harry Potter series in a bibliophobic sense, or it can be more particular to issues like reading aloud, which for a person with bibliophobia may be an terribly painful exercise. Symptoms of bibliophobia could progress to full panic. They could include sweating, rapid breathing or heart price and panic attacks. More often, the bibliophobic person, especially when requested to read aloud, would be unable to do so, or would express extreme emotion like crying. There are a number of conditions in early childhood that would create bibliophobia. These would include learning disabilities, particularly undiagnosed ones, which might make studying silently or aloud very difficult; or disgrace about illiteracy might very properly make these individuals hate books. Most phobias are irrational fears, meaning they are not based on rational thought. In this, bibliophobia is not any exception. It is a pronounced fear that will have no logical justification, although it could spring from early incidents in childhood. However, some cases can’t be directly connected to fear of reading aloud in class or at work.