somniphobia


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somniphobia

Morbid fear of sleep.
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Therapist Russell Hoyles, who works at Fairfield Independent Hospital, St Helens, Merseyside, says: "Sleep dread or somniphobia is a sleep disorder associated with anxiety and fear around going to sleep.
They include somniphobia - a fear of falling asleep, hylophobia - a fear of trees, omphalophobia - a fear of the navel, nomophobia - a fear of being without mobile phone coverage and ombrophobia - a fear of rain.
SOMNIPHOBIA Fear of falling asleep THERE are several reasons that people may fear falling asleep including anxiety about having nightmares, losing precious time or fear of dying whilst asleep.
SOMNIPHOBIA Fear of falling asleep THERE are several reasons that people may fear falling asleep including anxiety about having nightmares, losing precious time or fear of SOMNIPHOBIA Fear of falling asleep THERE are several reasons that people may fear falling asleep including anxiety about having nightmares, losing precious time or fear of dying whilst asleep.