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Can claustrophobia be turned off?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: CBT

It can be treated, but not likely turned off.
Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable.

In brief: CBT

It can be treated, but not likely turned off.
Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology

In brief: YES!

Treatment for claustrophobia can be very successful.
.. It usually involves psychotherapy & medication.

In brief: YES!

Treatment for claustrophobia can be very successful.
.. It usually involves psychotherapy & medication.
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
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