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[9 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Pteromerhanophobia is an unwarranted, irrational and extreme fear of flying and is closely related to aviophobia or the extreme fear of flying on an air plane or flying.
A single traumatic incident might have caused a highly stressful or frightening real event at which, instantaneously this phobia is created. This single traumatic incident caused an intense fear and the person associates this incident with fear to help him avoid such situations in future. The initial fear may have nothing to do with flying and the problem might have started …

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[24 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Aviophobia (from Greek word avio meaning “air” and phobos or “fear”) is an unwarranted, irrational and extreme fear of being on an airplane, or other flying vehicles, such as a helicopter, while in flight.
A single traumatic incident might have caused a highly stressful or frightening real event at which, instantaneously this phobia is created. This single traumatic incident caused an intense fear and the person associates this incident with fear to help him avoid such situations in future. The initial fear may have nothing to do with flying …

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[16 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Aerophobia or the fear of flying can possibly be associated with several other phobias or it may sometimes appear on its own. A full-blown phobia is less common although the fear of flying is estimated to have affected 25% of all people. Although your fear to fly has developed into a phobia or not, it can still have some devastating effect in your life activities.
The symptoms of Aerophobia may be compared to any other specific phobias as well. Physical symptoms include sweating, shaking, heart palpitations and gastrointestinal distress. You may …