Friday the 13th Superstitions & Phobias

Another Friday the 13th is looming, and this means high anxiety to paraskevidekatriaphobics - people with blind, unreasoning fear of this day and date, as opposed to those who have a clear, reasonable fear of not being able to say that word. As Dr. Dossey tells patients, “Paraskevidekatriaphobia - when you learn to pronounce it, you're cured!”

Have you ever wondered...

HOLIDAY FOLKLORE, PHOBIAS AND FUN: Mythical Origins, Scientific Treatments and Superstitious “Cures” will share some of the ancient origins surrounding Friday the 13th, as well as some fascinating and humorous folklore superstitious “remedies” for Friday the 13th anxieties. It can also offer some modern techniques for helping victims of fear and superstition.


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