Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is quite possibly the longest word in the word reference — and, in an unexpected bend, is the name for a fear of long words. Sesquipedalophobia is one more term for the long words phobia.
The American Mental Affiliation doesn’t formally acknowledge this phobia. All things being equal, hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is seen as a social phobia of the long word.
The most recent release of the Demonstrative and Factual Manual of Mental Issues (DSM-5) frames an unmistakable definition of social phobias.
Clinical experts utilize the DSM-5 to assist them with making analyses.
As indicated by the DSM-5, standards for social long words phobia include:
1. fear or anxiety about social situations where an individual might be inspected, such as meeting new individuals or having a discussion
2. the fear or anxiety is lopsided to the social situation
3. the fear or anxiety is tenacious and the social situation is unreasonably kept away from
4. the anxiety, fear, or aversion reasons for clinical distress
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