Symptoms of Paraskavedekatriaphobia – Fear of Friday, 13th of December : breathlessness, excessive sweating, nausea, dry mouth, feeling sick, shaking, heart palpitations, inability to think clearly, a fear of dying, becoming mad or losing control, a sensation of detachment from reality or a full-blown anxiety attack.
You are not the only one to suffer from Paraskavedekatriaphobia. Most sufferers are surprised to learn that they are far from alone in this surprisingly common, although often unspoken, phobia.
Friday 13th of December is associated with bad luck, particularly in English speaking nations across the world.
Looking from a historical background, the number 13 is associated with bad luck. However, there has been no scientific proof that the 13th Friday brings ill luck.