pharmacophobia

A fear of medicine or drugs

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • pharmacophobia — noun The irrational fear or avoidance of a medicine, or of medicines in general. Suggest a dinner pill or a seidlitz powder, and his face is convulsed with a fanatical pharmacophobia! His soul abhors the doing of such profane violence to the… …   Wiktionary

  • pharmacophobia — Morbid fear of taking drugs. [pharmaco + G. phobos, fear] * * * phar·ma·co·pho·bia (fahr″mə ko foґbe ə) [pharmaco + phobia] irrational fear of drugs or medicines …   Medical dictionary

  • Pharmacophobia —    An intense fear of medicine …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • фармакофобия — (pharmacophobia; фармако + фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь употреблять лекарственные средства …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Фармакофоби́я — (pharmacophobia; Фармако + Фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь употреблять лекарственные средства …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Medication phobia — Medication phobia[1] (also known as pharmacophobia) is a fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive and irrational, cases it may be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient or doctor of adverse drug… …   Wikipedia

  • List of diseases (P) — A list of diseases in the English Wikipedia.DiseasesTOC PaPac Pal* Pachydermoperiostosis * Pachygyria * Pachyonychia congenita Jackson Lawler type * Pacman dysplasia * Paes Whelan Modi syndrome * Paget disease extramammary * Paget disease… …   Wikipedia

  • Фармако- (Pharmaco-) — приставка, обозначающая лекарственные вещества. Например: фармакофобия (pharmacophobia) патологическая боязнь употреблять лекарственные вещества. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Список фобий — Эта страница информационный список. См. также основную статью: Фобии …   Википедия

  • Phobia — An unreasonable sort of fear that can cause avoidance and panic. Phobias are a relatively common type of anxiety disorder. For example, extreme fear of spiders is called arachnophobia, and fear of being outside is known as agoraphobia. Phobias… …   Medical dictionary

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