death, fear of

death, fear of

Psychology Necrophobia, thanatophobia. See Phobia.
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After his death, fear of getting trapped in the vicious cycle of interest made her depend on loans from friends and family.
The reason this state of mind dominates the Israeli psyche -- fear of death, fear of extinction, fear of life itself -- despite the fact that Israel is the strongest military power this side of Nato, bristling with deadly weapons, is that, as Roger Cohen, the New York Times columnist wrote in October 2009, "Israel does not see itself as normal, rather it lives in a perpetual state of 'exceptionalism', a deep-seated existential fear of annihilation psychosis".
Fear of imprisonment, fear of torture, fear of death, fear of losing citizenship, family, property, and means of livelihood.
The principal components analysis identified four components of the ASDA in college students as follows: fear of lethal disease and death, fear of dead people, fear of tombs, and fear of postmortem events.
In view of Halter and Halter (1987) there were eight dimensions for death anxiety including: fear of the dying process, fear of premature death, fear of object ones, phobias of death, fear of destruction, fear of the body after death, fear of being unknown of death and fear of the dead [12].
Children s Death Concepts: Relationship to Cognitive Functioning, Age, Experience With Death, Fear of Death, and Hopelessness.
Rampant fear followed news of the assault: fear of famine, fear of death, fear of unsafe passage along the now-ancient roads connecting Italy's coasts, rich with the bounty of the world, to the teeming interior, principally its capital--the Eternal City of Rome.
Their story proves fear can be a powerful motivator--whether it's fear of failure, fear of death, fear of the unknown or fear of venturing into unfamiliar territory.
These included fear of the mode of death, fear of not being able to control their death, fear of dying itself, and fear of being in pain.
For so many generations, our ancestors lived in fear: fear of death, fear of pogroms, fear of forced conversion, fear of discrimination, fear of losing their faith and culture.
After my father's death, fear of failure seemed nothing compared to the cowardice implicit in failing to even try.
Given the relevance of this subject, the main objective of the present study is to analyze how the passing of time influences relatives of patients admitted to ICU regarding the three following variables: a) Personality variables (hypochondria, suicidal depression, agitation, anxious depression, low-energy depression, guilty-resentment, apathy-withdrawal, paranoia, psychopathic deviation, schizophrenia, psychasthenia and psychological maladjustment); b) family relationships (cohesion, expressivity and conflict) and c) fear of death (fear of one's own death, someone else's death, fear of one's own dying and the fear of someone else's dying).