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Anxiety Lepidopterophobia



Community for people that fear butterflies and moths is known as Lepidopterophobia. The after affect of this is anxiety which is termed as Anxiety Lepidopterophobia.

The word Lepidopterophobia dereives from the word Lepidopterans which is any of the large order (Lepidoptera) of insects comprising the butterflies, moths, and skippers that as adults have four broad or lanceolate wings usually covered with minute overlapping and often brightly colored scales and that as larvae are caterpillars.

There has been no formal nomenclature for the phobia from butterflies, they had been since a long time linked with Mottephobia (i.e. fear from Moths), or name such as Lepidopterophobia (based on Lepidopterans.


Anxiety disorders are abnormal states in which the most striking features are mental and physical symptoms of anxiety, occuring in the absense of organic brain disease or another phychiatric disorder. Mild to moderate anxiety enhances most kinds of performance but very high levels interfere with it.

The term phobia is used to describe the habitual avoidance of a situation to an extent that exceeds the extent of the danger. The circumstances provoking anxiety include situations, objects and natural phenomenon. The fear is out of proportion to the objective threat and is recognized as such by the person experiencing it. The objects that provoke fear include annimate ones such as dogs, snake, butterflies, moths, spiders, and natural phenomenon such as thunder. The situation includes high places, crouds, open place.

Some facts and Tips about Anxiety Lepidopterophobia

  • Anxiety lepidopterophobia disorders are abnormal condition in which the most outstanding features are mental and physical Symptoms of anxiety.
  • You are suffering from undiagnosed depression; confirm that he or she sees a doctor in order to ask for help.
  • Attempt to stand back for a moment and try to communicate at a deeper level with the person who is depressed by showing as much warmth and understanding.

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