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Oblitophobia (from Latin oblitus, "forget") or dediscophobia (from Latin dedisco, "forget") is the fear of forgetting. People suffering oblitophobia would go great measures to avoid forgetting, like not thinking about stuff unless when necessary. If the sufferer forgets, s/he may panic in terror along with symptoms like sweating, trembling, irrational thoughts, loss of control, and air hunger. Oblitophobia is commonly caused by a devastating forget that may significantly impair the one's life, like forgetting a wallet containing thousands of dollars in cash there after getting back from the vacation. It is treated using cognitive-behavioral therapy, talk therapy, medications, etc.

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