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[20 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Phalacrophobia is the fear of changing into bald. The origin of the phrase Phalacrosis is Greek (meaning baldness) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). The opposite of Phalacrophobia could be Trichopathophobia, Trichophobia, Chaetophobia, which all mean the concern of hair.
Causes of Phalacrophobia
It is generally accepted that phobias arise from a mix of exterior events (i.e. traumatic events) and inside predispositions (i.e. heredity or genetics). Many specific phobias may be traced back to a selected triggering event, often a traumatic expertise at an early age. It is believed that heredity, genetics, …

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[20 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Peladophobia – Fear of bald people. The symptoms for this phobia can include: anxiety, a feeling of dread, shortness of breath, sweating, dry mouth, nausea, fear of dying, heart palpitations, and shaking.
Causes of Peladophobia
Phobias generally arise from external events (traumatic events) or predispositions such as heredity. These phobias can then be triggered at present by an event which is tied to the past, such as from the person’s childhood. This combination of past events, heredity, and general brain chemistry can all play a critical role in …