Before discussing major Symptoms of Atelophobia, You must know…
It is the bitter fact that annually more than 40 million adults of America face the Anxiety disorder. According to the recent research, the Anxiety disorders is really very severe and affecting the human normal life and relationships adversely.
American National Institute of Mental health proposed that 18% of the American facing the anxiety disorders and their personalities are adopting the extreme feeling of imperfection and uncertainty.
And you know what?
According to the clinical data, most of the adults are the patients. In America and other renowned countries of this world, the Atelophobia is rapidly spreading among adults.
And today in this comprehensive guide we are going to talk about the major symptoms of Atelophobia through which you can identify a person is suffering or not?
Let’s get started…
Symptoms of Atelophobia
Atelophobia is a kind of mental illness whose symptoms appeared mentally, physically, and emotionally.
The Mental symptoms include the fear of not being good enough, driving away from the realities, never being happy with the current achievements, set impossible standards, extreme disappointment at the time of failure, depression, anxiety, and completely unrealistic behavior to certain situations.
On the other end,
The Emotional symptoms include the constant worrying, not accepting the challenges, a wish to run away from the situations, and high level of emotions like anger, sadness, jealousy and hurt.
All of these mental and emotional disorders can lead to the physical illness like stress, nausea, chest pains, panic attacks, insomnia, body shaking, nervousness, and hyperventilation.
5 Major Symptoms of Having Atelophobia
In order to be precise we have cut down a wide list of Atelophobia symptoms. Here is the 5 major symptoms of Atelophobia.
- Terrified of Flaws
- Avoidance behavior
- Impossible Standards
- You rather do nothing than do something wrong or incorrect
- Physical symptoms of Atelophobia
Let’s explore all of them turn by turn and try to find out if there is something you can do to get rid of Atelophobia.
Terrified of Flaws
Most of the people are afraid of making mistakes, but this behavior of fearing elevates fear into the phobia. People having the Atelophobia usually have strong responses to the thinking of imperfection.
There is the big difference between the getting nervous in front of the public while delivering a speech and skipping the task entirely because of being not good enough, or fear of failure.
Phobias are just the continuous feelings of the negative emotion where the patient feels that “If I do that, I might die”. It is totally irrational but this though doesn’t reduce the fear of response.
Usually, a person with Atelophobia characterized by the behavior of avoidance.
In other simple words, they go out of their way in order to avoid things whatever scares them. It is very clear that the Atelophobes run away from the situation where they feel the sense of failure, or not being good enough.
They have the fear of imperfection. They consistently judge themselves against the standards set by them.
According to the Wise Geek, Atelophobes are resulting conscious. They are really very strict about their own work and they always look out for their own mistakes in work. And for them, success is the name of meeting high standards which are also set by them but. They set such standards which are really not achievable.
You rather do nothing than do something wrong or incorrect
It is clear that the Atelophobes are really very creative to find out the ways which they can use to avoid what scares them.
Fear of imperfection is applicable to all kind of situations and avoid the things due to the fear of failure is simply means that putting the thing away.
They would not do anything rather and if they do something, declared it wrong by their own prescribed standards. They can cause serious difficulties in the offices and workplace.
Physical Symptoms of Atelophobia
With the physical behavior of the person living next to you, you can easily identify is suffering from Atelophobia or not? You can identify the Atelophobia by the means of some physical symptoms which are clearly stated below.
- Panic Attacks – Panic from facing a situation due to the fear of failure or not being good enough to achieve a thing.
- Heartbeat rate increment.
- Dryness of the oral cavity.
- Increments in the muscles tension.
Let’s dig more deeper…
- Perspiration – Perspiration is due to the stress on the mind which is usually due to achieving a task perfectly. And the definition of perfection is based on standards set by them.
- Breathe rate increment.
- Become more sensitive.
- Uncomfortable feeling consistently.
- Feeling the pressure of completing the work and keep on working continuously for a long time.
- Restless condition and unable to relax for even a single while.
All of the above mentioned Atelophobia symptoms are big hurdles for spending a normal and good life. You can easily identify a person having Atelophobia by observing it physical behavior.
Why you should be Aware of the Atelophobia Symptoms?
While walking around in your society you might have observed that a person is suffering from a certain disease but you barely noticed the mental illness of anyone.
Maybe you find these people are irritating and you start avoiding them. This can also happen to you. But having a knowledge of these things will help you to realize that this person needs a therapy or if in worse condition need a psychologist.
You can easily bring the Atelophobes into the normal life with proper diagnosis and treatment and obviously with the own power of the patient.