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A culture-bound syndrome found in China and southeast Asia, characterized by pathological fear of cold (frigophobia) and of wind (anemophobia), believed to produce fatigue, impotence, and death. Also called frigophobia. [From Chinese pa fear + leng cold or the cold season]

Subjects: Psychology.


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