Oct 2, 2021

9 min read

Megalophobia: Psychology, Symptom, and Cure of Fear of large objects

Psychology of megalophobia

  • Shaking
  • Increased heart rate
  • Mild chest pain
  • It is essential to sweat
  • dizziness
  • Symptoms of upset stomach
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Crying
  • Panic

What is the trigger for megalophobia

  • tall buildings, including skyscrapers
  • Statues and monuments
  • You may feel claustrophobia in large spaces.
  • Hills and mountains
  • Large vehicles such as trains, garbage trucks, and buses
  • Helicopters and airplanes
  • Boats, yachts, or ships?
  • Big animals such as elephants and whales
  • Airplanes
  • Blimps
  • Buildings
  • Buses
  • Construction equipment
  • Elephants
  • Redwoods and sequoias are enormous trees
  • Hills and mountains
  • Large water bodies
  • Ships
  • Sculptures
  • Statues
  • Trains
  • Whales

Megalophobia: The Complete Range of Objects

Exaggerated Normal Fears

An intimidating size

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy is an approach to helping you recognize your irrational fears and then replace them with more rational ones.
  • Desensitization or exposure therapy may be used. It can involve images or real-life exposures to objects that cause your fear.
  • Talk therapy
  • Group therapy
  • beta-blockers
  • selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)

How can I conquer my fears and symptoms of large objects?

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The therapist will help you understand why your fears are unrealistic and help you replace them with realistic thoughts. This treatment has been trusted to be effective in treating phobias and diagnosing megalophobia.
  • Systematic desensitization — Your fears will be presented to you in real and imaginary situations. It will gradually decrease your symptoms.
  • Relaxation Techniques — Your therapist will also teach relaxation techniques that can be used to make you more comfortable around objects you fear. Research shows that CBT combined with relaxation techniques can reduce anxiety associated with phobias.
  • Flooding — This therapy method exposes patients to their fears and allows them to face them. A therapist will not use any therapeutic approach you are uncomfortable with.

Therapy and medication of Megalophobia

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Exposure Therapy

A Word from Health Salubrity

Where can I find help?

  • Ask your primary care physician for recommendations
  • If you feel comfortable, ask friends, family, and loved ones for recommendations
  • You can search the internet for therapists near you by looking at their testimonials.
  • Call your insurance company to find out which therapists will accept your plan.

The bottom line

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