English citations of acarophobia
1921, American Medical Association, Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry: (Chicago):
- The second patient, a man, aged 38, had acarophobia which developed following an attack of scabies.
1941, American Medical Association, National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences. Committee on Information, War Medicine:
- After these measures he was relieved of his acarophobia, but he continued to complain of severe pruritus at varying periods.
1963, Norman Tobias, Essentials of Dermatology:
- The cleaning of hats and outer clothing will prevent acarophobia on the part of the patient.
2000, Otto Braun-Falco, Gerd Plewig, H. H. Wolff, W. H. Burgdorf, Dermatology:
- This is a form of a monosymptomatic psychosis similar to acarophobia and delusions of facial asymmetry.