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[1 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Vomiting is an unpleasant experience for most of us and there are people who have this abnormal and persistent fear of vomiting and this is called emetophobia. This fear might have been triggered by getting a stomach flu and having bouts of vomiting that was considered a traumatic experience for the person. One might have experienced vomiting in public and was embarrassed by it or was scolded for vomiting in public by a parent thus they associate vomiting with shame and something that can get them punished. …

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[17 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Aeronausiphobia is also known as the fear of vomiting secondary to sickness. Sufferers of this type of phobia tends to fall sick and majority of treatments or therapies available for Aeronausiphobic people usually take months or years, and patients are required to be exposed to their fears for several times. But most people believe that this practice will not help the sufferers at all, instead, it will only make their condition worst.
Aeronausiphobia is a problem that can definitely affect the quality of the patient’s life. It may cause panic attacks …