aerophobia

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aer·o·pho·bi·a

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

aerophobia

(ˌɛərəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) a pathological fear of draughts of air
ˌaeroˈphobic adj

aerophobia

an abnormal dread of fresh air. — aerophobe, n.
See also: Atmosphere
Translations
Aerophobie
aerofobi
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While the causes of the fear of flying may not always be evident to a person and may be closely associated to other phobias, like claustrophobia, Allright specialises in helping people cope and overcome aerophobia.
I have suffered with general anxiety and a fear of flying for the past seven years so even on Saturday, on the way to the ground course, I never thought I would get on the plane the next day.
We know that a fear of flying can really affect your life and stops many from holidaying abroad, visiting family and travelling on business trips.
Fear of flying is a learned response that can be triggered by a personal experience, observation of other people's experiences, or even by watching reports of air disasters on television.
With such a large part of the population taking to the skies regularly, a fear of flying can have a huge impact on a person's quality of life.
With such a large proportion of the population taking to the skies regularly, a fear of flying can have a huge impact on a person's quality of life," said Captain Allright.
Fear of flying will also reduce if you think of turbulence as normal and pre-book your seat, which removes a lot of stress.
Led by the host of Channel 4's Fear of Flying, Lawrence Leyton, the three-hour course in Newcastle on November 14 will look to guide phobics through ways on overcoming their fears.
In fact, it said, over 50 % of people admit to a fear of flying, including celebrities, like John Madden, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Winslet, and Collin Farrell.
By listening to this program, you will eliminate your fear of flying and instead, take great comfort while traveling while knowing you're safe in the plane and will land shortly.