Nomatophobia ( Phobia of Names) Nomatophobia is the irrational fear of names. Someone suffering from this condition can expect to experience a very high amount of anxiety from merely thinking of names, let alone actually hearing them.
Causes of Nomatophobia
Causes, like symptoms, will vary from person to person. Some people can also develop phobias with no direct cause at all. Most often, though, phobias are caused by a trauma
which usually occurs during childhood.
Symptoms of Nomatophobia
Those who truly possess an excessive fear of names will often exhibit some of the following symptoms:
- Excessive sweating
- Dry mouth
- Being overly cautious
- Heart palpitations
- Inability to speak
- Becoming angry
- A feeling of detachment from reality
- Uncontrollable shaking
- Feelings of unsteadiness