Fear of Flying

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Fear of Flying

metaphor for housewife Isadora Wing’s temporary inability to achieve self-awareness. [Am. Lit.: Fear of Flying]
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On the day of admission, the patient had aerophobia, hydrophobia and drooling of saliva, all of which worsened progressively.
EasyJet's Fearless Flyer course is one of the best priced aerophobia courses in the UK at just PS189.
Regardless of how aerophobia expresses itself, it can be very limiting to a person and often a source of deep embarrassment, said Allright.
24 (48%) of 50 boys and 20 (50%) of 40 girls knew that symptoms of rabies is hydrophobia and aerophobia.
Upon admission, the patient exhibited severe aerophobia and hydrophobia, became combative and agitated, and was intubated for airway protection.
The mice injected with infected brain suspension showed typical rabies signs like agitation, restlessness, aerophobia, paralysis and death, 22 days post inoculation.
Kim Jong-il travels by train due to aerophobia, and his recent visits to China include the one in May and the other in August last year.
The lukewarm smiles of the cabin crew did little to alleviate my aerophobia and the only distraction I found was in the quaintness of the destination.
Fox, who developed aerophobia in more recent years, insists plugging in the Toxic hitmaker's tunes during flights eases her morbid fears, reports The Daily Express.
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.