A 46-year-old member asked:
I have this really intense fear when im in enclosed spaces that i cannot escape?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Claustriphobia: Need more info. History of abuse? Bad experience in the past? New symptom or old? Any activity can cause fear. Counseling can help. Talk to your family doctor.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Claustrophobia: Consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy or hypnosis.
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Last updated Aug 4, 2014
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