autophobia


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au·to·pho·bi·a

(aw'tō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of solitude or of the self.
[auto- + G. phobos, fear]
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autophobia

Morbid fear of solitude, or of being left alone, abandoned or ignored.
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autophobia

Psychiatry A morbid fear of being alone or in solitude
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

autophobia

(ot″ŏ-fō′bē-ă) [ auto- + -phobia]
1. A neurotic fear of being alone.
2. Abnormal fear of being egotistical.
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Therefore, according to Fraunholz, twelve suspect motorists were shot dead by crazed home-guard security troops, releasing an unrestrained autophobia. In fact we need more evidence for such a claim.