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Needle Phobia

A debilitating fear of injections or hypodermic needles; also known as trypanophobia.

Example: The child’s vaccination record is not up-to-date because she is terrified of receiving injections and faints when her doctor approaches with the needle.

Needle Phobia
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Needle Phobia. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 24, 2020, from