Specific phobia: Flight
The practice of air travel holds a unique place in modern human life. With the continually shrinking and interconnected world, full global mobility becomes increasingly important for a fully functional life for continually increasing numbers of people. However, while prevalence estimates vary it is undeniable that the fear of flying affects a very large number of people with consequences that are personal, professional, and aggregate economical. Although effective treatments do exist, the disorder‘s high prevalence in both clinical and sub-clinical forms, ―diagnostic trickiness‖, and requirement for time consuming treatments make the disorder Aviophobia a continuing challenge.
Original Work Citation
Laker, M. (2012). Specific phobia: Flight. Activitas Nervosa Superior, 54(3-4), 108-117
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