Emetetaphobia – references

Emetophobia - References Source Ahlen, J., Edberg, E., Di Schiena, M., & Bergström, J. (2015). Cognitive behavioural group therapy for emetophobia: An open study in a psychiatric setting. Clinical Psychologist, 19(2), 96-104. Bogusch, L. M., Moeller, M. T., & O’Brien,...

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Emetophobia treatment

Emetophobia treatment - Interested in learning about emetophobia treatment ? In this blog we look at the pharmacological and psychological therapies which have been used to treat emetophobia. The body of research into treating Emetophobia is in its infancy and there...

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What causes Emetophobia ?

What causes emetophobia ? What causes emetophobia is likely to be diverse. However, most models seem appear to put the majority of causation down to a combination of a predisposition to anxiety and traumatic experience of vomiting. However, even this may not be...

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Emetophobia symptoms & experience

Emetophobia symptoms & experience Put simply Emetophobia is the fear of vomiting. Beyond this it is loosely defined. Currently, it is covered by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), the so called ‘bible of psychiatric disorders’ as a specific phobia, sub...

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Vomiting phobia – Emetophobia

Emetophobia is a forgotten condition which has not received the attention it deserves. In this series of blogs, we are going to look at what the worlds of psychology and medicine do currently know about emetophobia; what the symptoms are, what the causes might be and how it can be treated.

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