A 20-year-old male asked:
i have space phobia , and i'm unable to get my mri done , any suggestions ?
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Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Good opportunity...: ... 2 work on freeing urself from claustrophobia (& possibly other phobias/anxiety difficulties)! there are effective strategies 4learning 2manage, even overcome phobias (see http://bit.Ly/xwlhyf ). But in short-term, ur physician can prescribe an agent 2help calm u (e.g., valium). Tell doc about ur phobia &/or talk 2people @ur MRI center. There r "open mri" machines designed 4ppl w/claustrophobia.
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