Mnemophobia is the fear of memories, either by remembering past events or fearing memory loss during the mental diseases like Alzheimer’s. Like most other phobias, this is traced from memorable traumatic experiences in the past.
Causes of Fear of Memories
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 Mnemophobia
Those who truly possess an excessive fear of having an accident 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