Metathesiophobia

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What is metathesiophobia?

Metathesiophobia is the fear of change, it is a persistent, unrealistic, intense anxiety about and fear of new or different situations, circumstances, or objects.

Common symptoms reported by people with metathesiophobia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with metathesiophobia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Inderal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) metathesiophobia (1)

Data from patients with metathesiophobia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with metathesiophobia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Inderal)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
decreased appetite dizziness and feeling faint 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) metathesiophobia (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with metathesiophobia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has metathesiophobia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 2
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

50% Female
50% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from metathesiophobia patients who have completed their condition history
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