claustrophobia


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claustrophobia

an abnormal fear of being closed in or of being in a confined space

claustrophobia

[‚klȯs·trə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of confined spaces.
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Christine was fortunate to have private medical insurance but NHS patients who suffer from claustrophobia or who are too large for a conventional enclosed MRI scanner can get a free scan at Newcastle Clinic if they are referred by their GP.
I have returned to hypnotherapy to ease the feelings of claustrophobia that came rushing back last week.
Some fall at even this simple hurdle, but in the gruelling world of firefighter recruitment there's one obstacle which holds more fear than any amount of claustrophobia or vertigo.
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There is a creepy claustrophobia to the novel, since this is a story with only three real characters--the doomed lovers and the lustful president.
KOURTNEY Kardashian suffered a claustrophobia attack as she arrived at Los Angeles International Airport.
FERGIE'S ex-dresser Jane Andrews - who is serving life for murder - refused to ride in a secure prison van to a new jail because she claims to suffer from claustrophobia.
His training doesn't go quite to plan when he suffers from claustrophobia when locked in a small box, and he's too chubby to be an illusionist.
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PARIS Hilton has claimed she cracked up in prison because of claustrophobia.