Anatidaephobia

DUCKS ARE ALIVE AND WATCHING YOU SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD

What is Anatidaephobia?

Anatidaephobia is the irrational fear that somehow a duck is watching you. It is often caused by a traumatic experience involving a duck/goose. Most of the time the person is holding food and the EVIL aquatic flappy bird takes a nip out of the victims hand.

DUCKS ARE THE EVIL OF THE WORLD

Symptoms of Anatidaephobia

  • Sweating
  • Trembling or shaking
  • Dry mouth, difficulty swallowing or feeling like choking
  • Paralyzing fear that causes the phobic to stay rooted or frozen.
  • Alternatively, one tries to scream, or flee.
  • Some phobics fear they will lose control totally: fainting, dizziness, crying or embarrassing oneself etc
  • Chest pains, gastrointestinal distress are other signs of this phobia
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How is it diagnosed/treated?

Most cases of Anatidaephobia are self diagnosed where the victim knows its an irrational fear but they cant control it.


Most people diagnosed with Anatidaephobia find that therapy is the best solution to getting over this fear.

By Tyler Wilson - 8th Period