Back in high school, if I had to go to the bathroom for a #2, I used to drive home. I shit you not.
Who can be affected by Toilet Phobia?
Toilet Phobia can affect anyone at any time and ranges from a mild disruption through to a significant disruption of daily life.
Causes of Toilet Phobia
Toilet Phobia can be caused by a variety of factors including anxiety, fear, specific experience or trauma and learnt behaviour from someone close. Causes of Toilet Phobia can often be a combination of these factors or none of the above.
Treatment of Toilet Phobia
It is generally accepted that CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) is the recommended treatment for Toilet Phobia due to the fact that it is an evidence based therapy, however, many individuals cited Clinical Hypnotherapy, Counselling, guided self help and other lifestyle changes as being helpful in providing benefit to managing the condition.