What are some symptoms of Coulrophobia?
Nausea (vomiting when near a clown)
Crying or even screaming
Feelings of anxiety
Trembling in any part of the body
Intense feelings of dread or terror
shortness of breath or difficulty breathing regularly
Visuals of Coulrophobia
Pennywise the Clown
Many children, and even adults, see clowns as killers thanks to movies such as "IT"
What are some treatments for Coulrophobia?
Find the origin of the phobia
Exposure Therapy with Relaxation Methods
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Anti-Anxiety and Anti-Depressant (only take under prescription of a doctor)
Watching videos of clowns until you feel comfortable around them has also been a helpful method.
For example, many fear clowns because of the horror movie "IT"
Pennywise the clown (from movie "IT") terrified many children and adults