emetophobia


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Morbid fear of vomiting

emetophobia

Psychology Fear of vomiting. See Phobia.
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She said one of the most upsetting aspects of emetophobia is her doubt about whether she could function as a new mum.
As a way of dealing with the condition, Beth has taken to social media to explain emetophobia to the general public.
Fear of being sick is known as emetophobia and is quite common among children.
Aigburth-based Lauren Reis, 36, suffers from emetophobia, an intense fear of vomiting, which leaves her incapable of socialising during the festive season.
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.
Kirsty suffers from emetophobia - a severe fear of being sick, which despite receiving little attention, is the fifth most common phobia.
The year I was 15 was the worst year of my life," said Kirsty, 23, who says she was virtually house-bound between the ages of 12 and 15 when the emetophobia was at its worst.
I was unable to work and my fear of being sick - the medical term is emetophobia - made me completely self-absorbed.
FEW people, doctors among them, have heard of emetophobia - a fear of vomiting.
She's suffered with emetophobia - fear of vomiting - for nine years and finds Christmas tough.