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What is the definition or description of: fear of flying?

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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Aerophobia: The term for fear of flying is Aerophobia.
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Extreme anxiety or fear when flying
Dec 13, 2016
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
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I've worked with any patients who had this phobia and beneath the phobia we were able to determine the underlying source of the fear so we could overcome it. It was also helpful for the patient to have some meds (e.g. Klonopin) as a safety blanket just in case a severe anxiety attack occurred.
Dec 16, 2016
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
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I've worked with many patients who had this phobia and beneath the phobia we were able to determine the underlying source of the fear so we could overcome it. It was also helpful for the patient to have some meds (e.g. Klonopin) as a safety blanket just in case a severe anxiety attack occurred.
Dec 16, 2016

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Fear of being watche: Fear of being watched - an irrational fear of being spied on by others is a paranoid behavior.

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