Fear of fun or cherofobiya refers to annoying, unfounded fear that comes in some situations and is not a threat to life. There are many varieties of phobias, more than three hundred species. Among them there are those that are subject to logical explanation, for example, the fear of water or darkness, and there are not amenable to reasonable explanation. It is to such one of the unusual phobias that Herophobia belongs.
Kherofobiya this is the fear of fun, while many think differently and are very surprised when they learn the true meaning of this term.
The word herophobia itself is of Greek origin and is derived from the word chero (fun, rejoice) and the word phobia, meaning (fear). It follows that herrophobia is an inexplicable fear accompanying various situations in any way connected with fun and joy. Even the thought of the upcoming entertainment events of horophobes causes horror, and not only joyful events occurring at this moment.
Causes of phobia
The causes of this disorder are thoroughly studied, but not yet fully established. Kherofobiya able to make itself felt, even after a once unsuccessfully held a rally or ridicule in childhood. It's not a secret that children tend to make cruel jokes. However, if a person is unduly impressionable, then peaceful banter can lead to sad consequences. Fear again find himself in a situation where a person is bad, and around everyone is fun and funny, as if he is chasing and forcing him to avoid positive emotions and gay personalities.
The next reason may be the tragic event that followed immediately after the happy event, or during it, for example, the death of a loved one on his birthday.
Also the causes of herophobia can be mental disorders and genetic predisposition.