Can you get help for emetophobia?

04/16/2019 Off By admin

Can you get help for emetophobia?

There are no specific treatments for emetophobia, but talking therapies designed to treat OCD and phobias have been effective. Antidepressant medications, such as SSRIs or SNRIs, can be used alongside these techniques to support them and lower their anxiety.

How can I cure my fear of vomiting?

Treating vomit phobia is best accomplished through cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP). Treatment involves correcting faulty beliefs, reducing avoidance, and confronting challenging situations step-by-step.

How can I help my child with emetophobia?

What can I do if my child has emetophobia?

  1. Don’t dismiss the issue.
  2. Try to avoid making make false promises.
  3. Find out as much as you can about your child’s relationship with this issue.
  4. Encourage them to have a focus for the day or the week.
  5. Remind them they have power over their body and how they feel.

What is the best treatment for emetophobia?

Why is emetophobia so bad?

It can develop following a traumatic vomiting experience or without a clear cause. Having a family history of specific phobias or other anxiety disorders can increase your risk. Emetophobia is closely associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, as it shares some of the same OCD symptoms.

How much does it cost to get help for emetophobia?

I offer treatment for emetophobia online via Skype, give professional consults, provide free resources to therapists, write, educate and offer guest speaking. My fee per 50-minute session is $200CAD.

Which is the most effective treatment for emetophobia?

The Thrive Programme for Emetophobia is by far the most successful and in-depth help for emetophobia out there. It is a simple, step-by-step evidence-based programme tackling the root cause of your phobia, not just the symptoms, enabling you to completely overcome your emetophobia. The programme is gradual, so nothing is overwhelming.

How old do you have to be to have emetophobia?

Research indicates emetophobia usually starts at around the age of 9. Because emetophobia is often misdiagnosed as other symptoms (e.g. OCD, eating disorders) most people end up living with emetophobia into adulthood and struggle to know where to turn for help. We have 2 options available to help your child overcome their emetophobia (see below).