Altocelarophobia is a disease That People May Have When Dealing With Anxiety Disorder It can be cured but you need to treat it like Anxiety Disorder and go to a Therapist If You Find Yourself in a wide high ceiling And Feel Like Vomiting, Headaches, And A Mental Heart Atack you maybe have Altocelarphobia. Altocelarphobia is Very rare

Fewer than 2000 World Wide cases per year

Treatable by a Therapist

Maybe needs emergency care

Typical Symptoms

As with any phobia each individual's symptoms and triggers will vary.

Triggers: Large covered spaces such as malls, cathedrals, rail termini etc. Typically any area with a ceiling/roof substantially higher than a domestic ceiling, though this can be as little as 50% higher in extreme cases. Polished floors are known to exacerbate the problem, as can irregular shaped (arched/domed), textured and transparent (glass) ceilings.

Symptoms: Often includes a feeling of dread, of being sucked into the open space towards the ceiling where gravity will reverse and drop the sufferer back to the ground. Also feelings of dizziness, nausea and increased stress.

Related Phobias

The following phobias are related to Altocelarophobia; though it is quite possible to suffer from any combination, or just any one on its own. For example, I'm quite comfortable with heights - so long as I feel safe, but I'm a real mess with ACP.

Acrophobia - Fear of heights. Suffered when at an elevation, such as a tall building, a ladder, or raised platform

Agoraphobia - Fear of open spaces. Often suffered where the environment has a vast openness, or is of great crowdedness

Batophobia - Fear of being close to an object of great height. Suffered when close to tall buildings, trees or mountains etc.

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