aerophobia


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aer·o·pho·bi·a

(ār-ō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid dread of fresh air or of air in motion.
[aero- + G. phobos, fear]

aerophobia

(âr′ə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of air, especially drafts.

aerophobia

Morbid fear of airborne noxious substances.

Aerophobia

(1) Aviophobia, see there.
(2) Morbid fear of drafts and fresh air.

aer·o·pho·bi·a

(ār'ō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid dread of fresh air or of air in motion.
[aero- + G. phobos, fear]
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Regardless of how aerophobia expresses itself, it can be very limiting to a person and often a source of deep embarrassment, said Allright.
Aerophobia - or a phobia of flying - is one of the top 10 phobias in the world and it's estimated that one in seven people suffer from it in the UK alone.
There are millions who have aerophobia, including celebrities, the likes of Joseph Stalin, Woody Allen, Cher, etc.
Relative effectiveness of virtual environment desensitization and imaginal desensitization in treatment of aerophobia.
And many are so badly affected by a fear of flying - often called aerophobia - that they avoid holidays and jobs which involve long- distance travel.
It is therefore to be hoped that they may in time discover likewise, that it is not hurtful to those who are in health, and that we may be then cured of the aerophobia, that at present distresses weak minds, and makes them choose to be stifled and poisoned, rather than leave open the window of a bedchamber, or put down the glass of a coach.
Despite the trip across the Irish Sea taking just an hour, former Newcastle United player Batty has been told by boss Peter Reid he can remain in Yorkshire and continue to train at Thorp Arch due to his aerophobia.
Rob Bor, a qualified pilot and professor of counselling psychology, said there has been a sharp increase in aerophobia since the terrorist attacks.
During a cruise on the Amur river, Kim, who reportedly dislikes flying, told Russian specialists accompanying him that he does not suffer from aerophobia and is prepared to go to Moscow by air next time, Itar-Tass reported.
uk/ mainmealsinminutes How you can beat your fear of flying Aerophobia - or a phobia of flying - is one of the top 10 phobias in the world and it's estimated that one in seven people suffer from it in the UK alone.
The mother-of-two has missed countless family events and festivals as a result of her condition, known as aerophobia, which affects thousands of people worldwide.
During a cruise on the Amur river, Kim, who reportedly dislikes flying, told Russian specialists accompanying him he does not suffer from aerophobia and is prepared to go to Moscow by air next time, Itar-Tass reported.