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What's the difference between Aquaphobia and hydrophobia? I'm quite confused with the two.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Both "aqua" and

"hydro" mean water. A ;phobia is an irrational fear. Both terms mean the same thing.
Please see a mental health professional to help you sort this out. He/she may use systematic desensitization to treat the phobic response. Peace and good health. A the water tap associated with this response suggests, you can control it more than you think.

In brief: Both "aqua" and

"hydro" mean water. A ;phobia is an irrational fear. Both terms mean the same thing.
Please see a mental health professional to help you sort this out. He/she may use systematic desensitization to treat the phobic response. Peace and good health. A the water tap associated with this response suggests, you can control it more than you think.
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