emetophobia


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Morbid fear of vomiting

emetophobia

Psychology Fear of vomiting. See Phobia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Aigburth-based Lauren Reis, 36, suffers from emetophobia, an intense fear of vomiting, which leaves her incapable of socialising during the festive season.
National Lottery presenter Sarah Cawood, 40, never once dreamt that a baby would help cure her lifelong emetophobia - a fear of vomiting.
He treats people for all manner of phobias - fear of the dark, heights, flying and fear of vomiting ("It's called emetophobia.
Spider phobia (arachnophobia) is very common, but have you heard of emetophobia - which is a fear of being or of seeing someone be sick?
Fear of being sick is known as emetophobia and is quite common among children.
So many people throw up when tense or anxious that doctors have labelled their condition emetophobia - fear of vomiting.
Adults with emetophobia find it to be a chronic, limiting condition, often associated with other mental health problems, said Joshua D.
Not many people have heard of the condition emetophobia but I've lived with it for over 30 years and it was a worry when I was pregnant with my son, Hunter, last year.