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  • ALGOPHOBIA: THE FEAR OF PAIN

    ALGOPHOBIA: THE FEAR OF PAIN

    al·​go·​pho·​bia | \ ˌal-gə-ˈfō-bē-ə  \ Algophobia is an intense, disruptive, and irrational fear of pain or extreme discomfort. Everyone fears pain to some degree – this is a good thing that is a very beneficial quality to have. But algophobics have irrational and hypersensitive fears that make them unable to perform normal tasks. Examples are avoidance of movement or…