terça-feira, 12 de janeiro de 2010

The Finer Points Of Emetophobia (the Fear Of Becoming Ill)

If you were to ever look upon the rather extensive list of fears that we humans have, you are likely to come across emetophobia. This is better known and translated as a fear of becoming ill. Surely everyone has a little anxiety or worry about coming down with something, or becoming so sick that they would vomit. But for those with this phobia, it is difficult to normally function.

You see, having a fear of getting ill drudges up a good deal of anxiety. So this worry and fear can consequently make you feel ill, which only further ignites the issue. Really the fear goes much deeper than just the possibility of getting sick. It can affect the way that sufferers feels about being sick as well.

For instance, this phobias worst case scenario is to vomit. The idea of vomiting is what really fuels the anxiety. Should someone already be feeling ill, the idea of potentially vomiting will keep them from doing many things. In some cases this even means driving themselves or being driven somewhere on the premise that should they vomit it could distract who was driving so much that they would get into an accident.

This phobia is typically caused by a traumatic event as a child that happened as a result of being sick. It could even stem from a memorably terrifying event that occurred as a result of someone they knew or cared about being sick when they were growing up.

To seek out treatment for this condition is typically to see a psychiatrist. Most often, they will attempt to have the sufferer confront the fear head on and make peace with the event. This seems to work for many people that have suffered the phobia, although some fears run much more deeply than this.

But, there is a other treatament, apply by yourself, with more information of treatament of emetophobia here.

2 comentários:

  1. vlw Thiago vc comentou no meu blog to retribuindo, ah mlk poem um tradutor no blog aqui, parece ser legal, vou acompanhar, obrigado desde ja :D

  2. Oi Thiago obrigada pela visita no meu blog! E valeu pela dica!