Fear of being sick or Emetophobia is a relatively common phobia and can be associated with OCD. Unfortunately, it can lead to school refusal and agoraphobia. This is because the sufferer will avoid situations that may cause them anxiety. Examples are biology lessons, hospitals and even meeting people especially if they are ill.
Hypnotherapy can alter how we feel in certain situations and reduce anxiety. It is possible to teach subconscious coping strategies when faced with previous triggers. EMDR reduces any ptsd from previous events associated with the phobia.
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