Internal sensations as a source of fear: exploring a link between hypoxia and flight phobia

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Vanden Bogaerde, Anouk; De Raedt, Rudi;
  • Journal: issn: 1061-5806
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/10615806.2012.673592
  • Subject: ALTITUDE | fear of flying | hypoxia | PASSENGERS | SELF-REPORT | AIRCRAFT | AVIATION | RECOMMENDATIONS | somatic sensations | theoretical perspectives | ANXIETY | Social Sciences | AIR-TRAVEL | conditioning theory | flight phobia | SENSITIVITY
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders

Although flight phobia is very common in the general population, knowledge of the underlying mechanisms is limited. The aim of the current study is to determine whether hypoxia is selectively associated with flight anxiety. We wanted to explore levels of oxygen saturati... View more
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