Top 10 Tips for Anxious Flyers

November 28, 2014 - Sin comentarios

Over the course of many years of treating anxious and fearful flyers, I've come up with various strategies that allow them to manage their anxieties with some success, and have been able to summarise them in a top-ten list. However, before relying ...Leer más

Countering Preflight Anxiety

November 21, 2014 - Sin comentarios

Some who fear flying are concerned about in-flight panic. Others are worried about crashing. A few seriously question whether they will be alive at the end of a planned flight. When someone expresses genuine belief that his or her flight may not m...Leer más

Countering Inflight Claustrophobia

August 27, 2014 - Sin comentarios

The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders classifies claustrophobia as an anxiety disorder that is a "specific phobia", meaning a fear linked to concrete situations and objects. When a sufferer...Leer más

When It Comes to Fear of Flying, Reaction Is Key

November 21, 2013 - Sin comentarios

There are a number of reasons why someone may end up with a fear of flying (aka aerophobia). For example, difficulties in one’s personal or professional life or merely a sense of worry or dread about events in the world (such as economic or polit...Leer más

Conquering Fear of Flying: Before Takeoff

November 7, 2013 - Sin comentarios

In order to confront and overcome fear of flying, one useful strategy is to distance yourself from the fear. Here are some simple exercises that may help: Start by imagining how life would be without fear of flying – being able to fly at any ...Leer más

Exactly What Is ‘Fear of Flying’?

October 10, 2013 - Sin comentarios

Fear of flying (sometimes known by fancier terms such as aerophobia, aviatophobia, or aviophobia) is defined in the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as a “specific si...Leer más

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