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Is there a medical disease or psychological disorder that can prevent you from going near the ocean?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Fear
Psychological terms are hydrophobia & aquaphobia.
Dynamics could involve past scary experiences involving water in open spaces or accident in areas where there was water, such as near drowning.

In brief: Fear
Psychological terms are hydrophobia & aquaphobia.
Dynamics could involve past scary experiences involving water in open spaces or accident in areas where there was water, such as near drowning.
Dr. Alan Ali
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