Show 233 - More Emetophobia Resources

It is the fear of vomiting. That fear can be so strong that it dictates where you go, what you eat or who you trust to handle your food. 

Some mental health professionals think that it could be connected to obsessive compulsive disorder. 

In this episode, a look at some of the resources you can access about the phobia and what you can do about it.

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

The Emetophobia Manual is a guide to learning about the phobia and the steps necessary to move toward being healthy. 

Very Well Mind has an information page on Causes and Treatment for Emetophobia

From the International OCD Foundation Emetophobia: Fear of Vomiting as an Expression of OCD, a bit more information on how they are connected.

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? There is also a downloadable 24 page booklet on What You Need to Know About OCD and the many symptoms

2017 video on Fear of Vomiting.


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