phthisiophobia, tuberculophobia, and fear of tuberculosis
What do you call Phthisiophobia? Click the common name that sounds right to you:
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Causes & Symptoms
There can be a variety of causes and symptoms of phthisiophobia. To learn more follow one of the links above.
While you should always follow your doctor’s advice with medications, we are generally not in favor of using drugs.
They may produce a short-term improvement by masking symptoms, but never tackle the core problem of the overwhelming automatic fear response to tuberculosis.
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Formal DefinitionPHTHISIOPHOBIA: (phthisiophobia, tuberculophobia, and fear of tuberculosis)
1: phthisiophobia: a persistent, abnormal, and unwarranted fear of tuberculosis, despite conscious understanding by the phobic individual and reassurance by others that there is no danger. 2: phthisiophobia: an extreme unwarranted fear and/or physical aversion to tuberculosis.