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[7 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Panthophobia is the clinical description for an overriding fear of personal suffering and disease. This fear is interesting because it is one of those phobias that encompasses more than one fear.
For instance a panthophobe may actually struggle with a fear of germs, a fear of hospitals or even the fear of death of fear of hell or heaven. All can contribute to this fear. In fact some of these fears may actual be the source of the fear of disease.
As with most phobias this fear can be introduced by …

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[20 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

What is Pathophobia?
Pathophobia is the fear of struggling and disease. The origin of the phrase patho is Greek (meaning suffering) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Pathophobia is taken into account to be a selected phobia, which is mentioned on the home page. Pathophobia is known as Panthophobia and related to Monopathophobia (fear of particular disease).
What are the causes?
It is generally accepted that phobias come up from a combination of external events (i.e. traumatic events) and internal predispositions (i.e. heredity or genetics). Many specific phobias may be traced again to …

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[16 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

The origin of the word patho is Greek (meaning suffering) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Pathophobia is taken into account to be a selected phobia, which are sometimes fears of certain objects or situations. Pathophobia known as Panthophobia and related to Monopathophobia (fear of particular disease).
What are the causes?
It is mostly accepted that phobias arise from a combination of exterior events (i.e. traumatic events) and internal predispositions (i.e. heredity or genetics). Many particular phobias could be traced back to a selected triggering event, normally a traumatic experience at an …