Trypophobia a panic fear of open holes, holes, skin abscesses, etc. For the first time the disease
It was found in the early 2000s, medical experts at Oxford University.
Causes and symptoms trypophobia
In the state of a person experiences an uncontrollable phobia intense fear with respect to any object, action or living organism. When trypophobia there is a general decline in performance, loss of coordination, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, nervousness.
The objects of fear at trypophobia are:
- holes in living organisms, including human and animal tissues, skin acne, acne, pockmarks, open pores, the destruction of the skin, the hole in the muscle, various glands and orifice etc .;
- holes in foods, including veins and the veins in raw meat, cheese circles, honeycombs, holes in fruits and vegetables, bread holes etc .;
- holes in plants (bean pods, corn, seeds, etc.);
- naturally occurring geological holes (water in rocks, organic, natural resources, etc.);
- holes made by living organisms (worms, larvae, caterpillars, etc.).
Trypophobia skin is expressed in the form of allergic reactions, redness or paleness, excessive sweating. With this phobia heartbeat quickens, there is trembling in the limbs, and sometimes difficult breathing. Trypophobia on the skin may appear as bright spots on an emotional surge.
Most phobias occur for unexplained reasons and spontaneous, but some are hereditary, psychological, cultural and age-related explanation.
Cultural factors are the emergence trypophobia views, opinions and phenomena in certain cultural groups or national associations. In some cases, this phobia can manifest itself in a particular social situation.
trypophobia may arise from family relationships, genetic predisposition and external events in family life.
With age trypophobia manifested depending on age-related changes, life experiences and situations experienced.
Often this phobia manifests as uncontrolled surge of fear, obsession, general nervousness and gag reflex.
The main method of treatment is desensitization trypophobia, ie the restoration of normal physical and mental state of harmony and balance.
Psychological methods of correction and replacement eliminates the obsession of fear of holes. The patient showed pacified picture which normalizes its state, and then show images with holes. The show is performed alternately and is designed to change the thinking, eliminating disgust and restore peace of mind.
If necessary, during the treatment of allergy and trypophobia prescribe sedatives.
Medical Specialist in the treatment consults, special sessions of individual and group type, and assigns the patient a few ways to relieve symptoms of psychological trypophobia. The patient should perform daily breathing, relaxing and soothing exercise.
If trypophobia a severe form in which the patient is observed spasms, convulsions, severe headaches, loss of consciousness and paralysis, it is prescribed in a hospital intensive care with the use of anticonvulsants, sedatives and anti-inflammatory drugs.