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Fragapanophobia, or natalophobia (from Latin natalis, birthday) is the irrational fear of birthdays. Causes of this fear include bad experiences involving or taking place during birthday. This phobia is commonly suffered by children and elderlies. Children often host birthday parties a lot, sometimes even every birthday, so children who suffer this phobia may also suffer simbosiophobia (fear of parties). As for the elderlies, this phobia may also lead to chronophobia (fear of time), and sufferers of gerascophobia (fear of aging) like suffer from fragapanophobia, since birthdays get them one-year older and one step closer to their end of times. Fraganophobia is easier to treat on children than on elderlies.

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