CYNOPHOBIA ( Fear of Dogs ) : ( Syco-syphilitic ) : An irrational fear of dogs ; It is an abnormal and intense fear of dogs . An abnormal and persistent fear of dogs ; Sufferers from cynophobia experience anxiety even though they realize that most dogs pose no threat .
Animal phobias are among the most common of the specific phobias and 36% of patients who seek treatment report being afraid of dogs or cats. Although snakes and spiders are more common animal phobias, Cynophobia is especially debilitating.
To avoid dogs , they may barricade yards or refuse to travel except in an enclosed vehicle .
Cynophobia is derived from the Greek word “kyon” means dog and phobos means fear .
DRUGS FOR THOUGHT : BELL ., CHIN ., STRAM ., Bac ., Caust ., Hyos ., Puls ., Tub ., abies-c ., bufo ., calc ., calc-p ., carc ., choc ., cupr ., dulc ., lac-c ., lach ., lyss ., med ., merc ., nat-m ., nat-p ., phos ., plat ., plb ., sil ., sulph ., symph ., verat .
– Big dogs : stram .
– Black dogs ; of : Bac ., bell ., stram ., tub .
– Children ; in : tub .