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10 Common Phobias



Fear of: vomiting.

Emetophobia most often develops from experiencing or witnessing a traumatic vomiting event. Emetophobics will go to great lengths to avoid situations in which someone might vomit. This could keep them from being near babies, becoming pregnant, visiting hospitals or amusement parks or socializing with friends at a bar.

By Angela Hiatt. Published on February 21, 2012. Angela is a California-based freelance writer and social media editor.