If the biochemists were able to demonstrate the physical workings of neuroses (phobias, or difficulties getting pleasure from life), if they could pinpoint the chemicals and impulses and interbrain conversations and information exchanges that constitute these feelings, would the psychoanalysts pack up their ids and egos and retire from the field?
There are no more uses of "phobia" in the book.
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I stopped letting anyone take pictures of me a while ago. I guess you could call it a phobia.
R.J. Palacio -- Wonder
No, actually, it’s not a phobia. It’s an "aversion," which is a word I just learned in Mr. Browne’s class.