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What exactly is the fear of suffocation called?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Pnigophobia

Pnigophobia, also called phigerophobia and pnigerophobia.
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In brief: Pnigophobia

Pnigophobia, also called phigerophobia and pnigerophobia.
Who knew? I had to look it up! http://dictionary.Reference.Com/browse/pnigophobia?S=t.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Suffocation

It is classified under the category claustrophobia.

In brief: Suffocation

It is classified under the category claustrophobia.
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