One of the most important steps in overcoming atelophobia is the patient’s recognition of this issue, and a will to overcome it. Although for some people therapy may be out of the question, a lot can be done from home by reading books.
A mental illness is a condition in which a person’s normal thinking, behaviors and responses to surroundings or certain circumstances are impaired. Among the “anxiety disorders” is Atelophobia.
Before treatment, there is another step that mut be taken correctly: diagnosis. There are several steps in diagnosis of atelophobia. The atelophobic shows a very disappointed behaviour on failure. He can be recognized through this or other abnormal psychological behaviours. In addition, there are physical symptoms which a therapist recognizes and can be used to diagnose the problem of the patient.
Did you know 40 million American adults live with anxiety disorder each year? Recent Researches reveled anxiety disorders can become so severe that normal life and relationships become impaired. According to National Institute of Mental Health, 18 percent of Americans have anxiety disorders and are characterized by extreme feeling of fear and uncertainty. Clinical data […]
There isn’t a more terrifying ordeal for the atelophobic than failure. Persons with this condition become so consumed with achieving perfection that it affects every aspect of their daily lives. In this article we will discuss how you can overcome your fear of failure and imperfection. First of all, there are two types of failure […]
One can very well argue that the majority of the population at some point in their lives has developed Atelophobic tendencies. How can we not when we live in a perfectionist society that demands clinical conformity and anything less is seen as undesirable, immediately stigmatized and deemed socially unacceptable. Atelophobic tendencies can simply be a […]
Like any other phobia, atelophobia is an obstacle in the path of normal life. While normal people compete with others, win and lose, show off their talents and communicate with one another with ease, an atelophobic finds his life in a jeopardy when he has to face other people. This makes living with atelophobia a […]
We all want to improve ourselves, right? As someone suffering from Atelophobia, anything but perceived perfection can lead to an anxiety attack. We all have some sort of idea about where we want all this to take us, right? Almost. Most people don’t really know what their goal is. Sure, they know they want to […]
Atelophobia refers to a mental illness in which a person has a severe fear of imperfection. It is normal to have an urge to get better with time, and to compete with others, but in patients with Atelophobia this condition is dangerously aggravated and leads to many painful consequences. Difference between Diagnosis of Mental and […]
I tried medication years ago and it only helped depression without touching anxiety. After some severe reactions I didn’t want to keep trying meds and stuck with therapy that helped but was not enough. Got a new therapist using a different approach called Dialectical Behavior Therapy which is an offshoot of C.B.T with a focus […]