FANDOM


    ← Back to: List of phobias

Voodoo Curse

Deprecophobia (from Latin deprecor meaning "curse") is the fear of curses. It is typically suffered by a person who went through a lot of curses in their life, like numerous failures while not having great moments. Even people who are having a good life so far can fear curses as they can happen sooner or later. Symptoms include anxiety, sweating, trembling, nausea, dizziness, and lack of coordination. Treatments of deprecophobia include cognitive-behavioral therapy, talk therapy, relaxation stragedies, and medication.

Since cursing also means the use of swear words, deprecophobia can mean the fear of swearing, in addition to kakologophobia.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.