necrophobia

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necrophobia

[‚nek·rə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
Abnormal dread of death and of dead bodies.
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Fear Of Dying centres on Vanessa Wonderman, an ageing actress, whose 80-something husband is left impotent after an aneurysm and whose once-powerful parents are ebbing away.
Now, poet and author Jong is helping the generation that grew up with Isadora confront their own mortality in her new follow-up, Fear Of Dying.
That fear for our lives is not really about the fear of dying, but the fear of dying before our time and the fear of dying in a particularly painful or messy manner.
Timothy James, senior lecturer in medical law and ethics, said: "For most people, dying at home isn't about autonomy, it's about dealing with the fear of dying in a hospital with poor end of life care.
The blessing of accompanying Mom on her peaceful, often joyful journey until April 23, 2007, further diminished my fear of dying.
Turns out, savers had it right all along, even if they didn't know why (a fear of dying young is what deters most).
It's important you tell someone as it's clear your mum isn't coping and I'm certain your fear of dying is related to the anxiety you're experiencing at home.
Her well-drawn central characters explore the mechanics of loneliness and despair, while the action - and there's enough of that - taps into the deep-seated fear of dying alone.
However, the four-time world champion revealed how his soaring career was haunted by fear of dying in the cockpit.
The series will capture the excitement, heartbreaks and downfalls of a life without fear of dying young.
It is about healing the most basic fear all humans share: the fear of dying.
Dubai Fear of dying from overdose and seven years in jail did not deter a heroin addict of 20 years, but a 12-step programme finally helped him kick the habit and stay clean for two years.