10 Unusual Phobias (fears)

9) Fear of the Colour White


The colour white represents for purity, cleanliness, peace, and may also be associated with things all around us such as the clouds in the blue/black sky, a bride in elegant white, people with white gown, snow, or even just a piece of white paper. Even though the colour represents neutrality, but for some people who have a ridiculous fear of this white colour and this fear is known as Leukophobia.

Guess what, people with this phobia will avoid white colour in such a way that they will wear colourful clothes, and would prefer to live in a colourful house or walls with coloured paints. Some of the Symptoms for this phobia include anxiety such as tremors, palpitations, restlessness, and feeling of being trapped or enclosed if in case being inside a white room for instance. Treatment for this phobia includes behavioural therapy like one is taught not to fear this colour and will unveil by addressing the root cause of the problem.

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