dermatophobia


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Related to dermatophobia: Gerontophobia

dermatophobia

an abnormal fear of skin disease. Also dermatosiophobia, dermatopathophobia.
See also: Skin
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Until then it was known under different names: dermatophobia, delusions of infestation, and parasitophobic neurodermatitis, although it is not a phobia of parasites (the patient is not afraid of parasites, he is convinced by the invasion of his own body by them).
Entomophobia, acarophobia, parasitic dermatophobia or delusional parasitosis.
Dermatophobia is the irrational fear of disease of which part of the body?