THANATOPHOBIA

noun. a continual and non-sensible fear of death or dying. This fear might center upon the death of oneself or of those close to oneself and is frequently correlated with hypochondriasis.

THANATOPHOBIA: "Having such an extreme fear of death, in this care, diagnosed thanatophobia, is not common for young children her age."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THANATOPHOBIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thanatophobia/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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