phobophobia


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phobophobia

 [fo″bo-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of one's own fears or of acquiring a phobia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pho·bo·pho·bi·a

(fō'bō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid dread of developing some phobia.
[G. phobos, fear]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pho·bo·pho·bi·a

(fō'bŏ-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid dread of developing some phobia.
[G. phobos, fear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

phobophobia

Fear of developing a phobia. The term is in the dictionaries but, like may other alleged phobias, was probably invented by a lexicographer.
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