The only time I've experienced static shocks is from my computer screen back home. Here, I seem to be getting shocks from everywhere - door knobs, switches, elevator buttons.
I was highly concerned that I may get static shocks from toilet paper (now that would be disastrous!) when I stumbled upon this webpage: Static Shocks
Now this is getting so bad that I'm becoming paranoid about touching stuff. I mean, I carefully touch stuff with one finger instead of clutching at a door knob or something. I know that's foolish, because I'm still going to get the shock when I use my finger.
Tried to look up if there's a phobia listed for fear of static electricity at: Unusual Phobias. This is one whacky website (!) but I couldn't get my answer.
Hmm.. as if the culture shock was not enough!