Emetophobia treatment

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...
What causes Emetophobia ?

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...
Emetophobia symptoms & experience

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...
Vomiting phobia – Emetophobia

Vomiting phobia – Emetophobia

Fear of Vomiting – Emetophobia A simple google scholar title search on Emetophobia*1 produces 40 scholarly articles. Do the same search for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition which has a lot in common with Emetophobia, and we get 16,000 articles. My...
Psychological therapies for IBS

Psychological therapies for IBS

Psychological therapies for IBS – latest evidence In medicine there is a thing called the ‘hierarchy of evidence’ you’ll see an example below. How is this relevant to psychological therapies for IBS you may ask? Stick with me and it will make...