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  Fear of Flying?
Fear of flying is a complex psychological effect that is not easy to be tackled but a good understanding of what trigger them can help to alleviate the problem.
Flying at a height of six or seven mile, one is amazed at the mechanic of flight yet fearful of its capability in holding the airplane aloft.
Flying is more than 10 times safer than climbing up the stairs at home, 21 times safer than driving in your car and that you will have to take a flight every day for 30,000 years before you are likely to encounter a fatal air crash.
www.askcaptainlim.com /asfear.htm   (5803 words)

 Fear of Flying: Symptoms, Medical Issues, and Treatment
But unless the fear can be traced directly to a trauma or accident, before seeking treatment specific to the child, it would be advisable to think of the child as just one part of a larger family system.
In other words, the fear is not about flying so much as about what flying signifies: the despair of being shuttled from one parent to another like a sack of potatoes.
The woman is ambivalent about her job promotion and fears that it might affect her marriage, and so the fear of flying symptoms serve unconsciously to prevent her from fulfilling the duties of her new job and call into question the promotion itself.
www.guidetopsychology.com /fearfly.htm   (4905 words)

 USATODAY.com - Fear of flying can cripple workers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fear of flying cripples — or at least burdens — the careers of millions of Americans.
Besides its toll on employees, fear of flying is detrimental to employers.
After that day, her fear of flying "became paralyzing." She was booked on a flight from Washington that would have taken her to a professional meeting in Fort Lauderdale in 2002 and instead spent 24 hours on a train getting there.
www.usatoday.com /travel/flights/2006-03-20-fear-of-flying-usat_x.htm   (2117 words)

 Fear of flying
Fear of flying or aero phobia is a fairly common phobia, which can be experienced to differing extents.
At the low end of the scale flying is merely an uncomfortable experience, with a vague fear of flying; however at its worst, the concept of flying can lead to anxiety disorders.
In the majority of cases a fear of flying is caused by a general lack of understanding, that flying is one of the safest modes of transport in the world.
www.flighthealth.org /fear-of-flying.htm   (330 words)

 Delete Fear of Flying
Fear of flying occurs with people who have anxiety, feelings of terror or dread, panic, and nervousness about getting on or being in an air plane — or often just thinking about getting on a plane.
For example a salesman, who had fear of flying, had to first overcome his fear of driving more than 2 miles from home.
A major part of fear of flying is anticipatory anxiety and the racing thoughts that can interfere with daily living — causing even more stress.
www.deletefearofflying.com   (309 words)

 Fear of Flying Treatment L.A. - Fear of Flying Cure
Studies estimate that between 10 to 20% of the population suffers from fear of flying or aviophobia.
Standard treatment for the fear of flying usually requires that both the therapist and patient travel to the nearest airport, spend time on airplanes, and often take a flight together.
VR therapy for fear of flying offers many advantages over standard exposure therapy approaches including decreased cost, protection of patient confidentiality, safety for patient and therapist during exposure, complete control over the virtual flight, and shorter therapy sessions.
www.fearofflyingcure.com   (453 words)

 Fear of flying:  Free Online Video Course Conquers Fear of Flying
Flying is safe - No other form of travel, not even walking, approaches the modern jetliner in safety.
Captain Bunn was part of the first fear of flying program, which was started at Pan Am in 1975.
She is a former fearful flier who felt so strongly about her own successful results with the program on her previous career's travel requirements that she teamed up with Captain Bunn to run SOAR.
www.fearofflying.com   (652 words)

 Fear of Flying Clinic
Flying goes against basic, deeply-rooted human instincts, including fear of falling, which is the earliest and most fundamental of all fears.
Through empathy, education, and experience, the Fear of Flying Clinic offers fearful flyers the tools to cope with their phobia and their fear and to fly comfortably.
The staff of the Fear of Flying Clinic is committed to this goal and to the individuals who seek the key to comfortable flight.
www.fearofflyingclinic.org   (261 words)

 Fear Of Flying Review Page
So I was put in a unique and strange position, when I knew I liked Fear of Flying after listening to a minute of their strong opening song.
Fear of Flying played quite a few songs from their two, soon-to-be three, cd's.
They completed their set with their wonderful namesake, "Fear of Flying." Well...Tearle, Mark, Carm and Tom better get over their fear of air transportation quickly, because, judging by their performance Friday night, they should see a considerable amount of long distance travel in the near future.
www.fearofflyingmusic.com /id24.html   (1113 words)

 Fear of Flying   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For others, the fear of flying may keep them from visiting relatives, taking a job promotion that would require occasional travel or taking a trip they’ve dreamed about much of their life.
For some, the fear of flying is an isolated concern; for others, it is just one dimension of a broader anxiety disorder.
If your fear of flying is primarily about the fear of the unknown or misunderstood, read about the mechanics of flight and talk to a pilot about what you’ve read.
www.anxietyandstress.com /sys-tmpl/fearofflying   (4059 words)

 Fear Of Flying: Self-Help Program Seen on NBC & ABC News
With a success rate near 100%, you will be rid of your fear of flying, or we will refund your fee.
The drug-free process our VIP Fear Of Flying Clients learn will train you to feel completely different about air travel, eliminating the phobia so it never haunts you again.
We have never met a case of fear of flying that could not be overcome using these methods.
www.changethatsrightnow.com /fear-of-flying.asp   (647 words)

 Fear of Flying Book: Wings of Discovery - (Help in overcoming Aviophobia, Aerophobia)
Like many of you out there who have this fear, Mark is a mature, level headed adult who never before had the fear of flying but suddenly is nearly crippled by it.
All of us who have been or who are currently fearful of flying identify with his predicament immediately: the sweaty palms, heart racing, horrific thoughts of what "could" happen...he's got it all.
We follow him as he realizes his fear is beginning to take control of his life...and then when Mark gradually discovers the spiritual side of flight and takes to it like a duck to water (or more like "a duck to wind").
www.fearofflyingbook.com   (3555 words)

 Fear of Flying - Information on overcoming the Fear of Flying with Hypnosis
Fear of flying is far more prevalent than it was in the past.
Fear of flying when the ride gets bumpy sometimes makes you grip on to the arms of your seat as if they would save you.
But the truth is, fear of flying can be minimized so that you can almost enjoy the plane ride.
www.hypnosishome.com /fear-of-flying.shtml   (263 words)

 Fear of Flying - Aviatours
I attended one of your fear of flying courses in 2000.
As the UK's first fear of flying course we know what an achievement it is for people to overcome their fears and we are pleased to play our role.
As the UK's first and leading fear of flying course, Aviatours is pleased to announce a new venue for its fear of flying courses.
www.aviatours.co.uk   (2000 words)

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"Fear of flying" ranges from panic to claustrophobia to not understanding how a plane can stay safely in the air.
Your fear has characteristics that are unique to you.
www.fearofflying.com /fear.htm   (279 words)

 fear of flying - Virgin flying without fear course
The Highly acclaimed Virgin Atlantic 'Flying Without Fear' programme is the LEADING course in the industry today having helped thousands of people just like you, over many years, to overcome their fear of flying, ranging from anxiety at takeoff, to a complete inability to board an aircraft.
Customer feedback suggests that we have a 98% success rate in helping people to overcome their fear of flying.
Firstly let us reassure you that you are not alone in your fear of flying, many people suffer similar anxieties.
www.flyingwithoutfear.info   (261 words)

 Fear of Flying | Hypnosis Downloads.com
Fear of flying didn't used to be such a problem, but with the availability of cheap flights, and the increased requirement to travel for business and pleasure, more and more people are looking for help overcoming the anxiety they feel when flying.
Like other downloads in the Fears and Phobias series, Overcome Fear of Flying uses an incredibly effective technique to quickly decondition the fear that has become associated with being in an airplane.
Those who have experienced how it feels to be gripped by fear, way beyond what they consider rationally to be reasonable, know that there is an unconscious response causing them to feel that way.
www.hypnosisdownloads.com /downloads/phobias_fears/fear_flying.html?735   (425 words)

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There are many theories as to the cause of fear of flying.
The Little Book of Healthy Flying' - This is a great book, small enough to carry with you in your pocket or handbag and FULL of excellent advise for air travellers, from mid-air exercises to planning your journey and helping you reduce your stress levels when travelling.
www.airfraid.com   (781 words)

 Fear of Flying Help Course: Now Free Online Lessons! - Fear of Flying, Aviophobia, Aerophobia
Air travel doesn't have to be unpleasant, for this reason I have developed this interactive fear of flying program.
Unfortunately, in the long flights, my fears start to creep up again, which is why I come back to your course for a refresher.
Together we'll explore the fear of flying using a practical, common sense approach.
www.fearofflyinghelp.com   (1942 words)

 Fear of Flying Information and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fear of flying is a complex psychological issue, one that has been made more complex by the security concerns of the last few years.
There are many books, videos, and other resources that deal with the fear of flying, so deciding what may work for you may be a difficult process.
The following resources should provide the concerned passenger with some insights into fear of flying and some suggestions as to what can be done about it.
www.airsafe.com /issues/fear.htm   (383 words)

 Amazon.com: Fear of Flying: Music: Mya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mya grabs for a piece of her own freedom with the party celebration and Left Eye duet "Takin' Me Over," which comes as a welcome change of pace from the focus on failed romance.
Fear of Flying is hardly a great album, but it does represent a real step forward for the singer.
Fear Of Flying is about growing up,learning lessons,taking chances,listening to others and minding your heart.
www.amazon.com /Fear-Flying-Mya/dp/B000053VJZ   (926 words)

 ScienceDaily: New Virtual Reality Technique Helps Conquer Fear Of Flying, Say Researchers
To show how effective VRE is in reducing fear and anxiety when flying, psychologists Samantha Smith, Ph.D., of Walter Reed Army Hospital and Barbara O. Rothbaum, Ph.D., of Emory University School of Medicine, enrolled 45 participants (ages 24-69) with a fear of flying in three different experimental conditions.
Fear -- Fear is an unpleasant feeling of perceived risk or danger, whether it be real or imagined.
Fear also can be described as a feeling of extreme dislike towards certain conditions, objects or situations...
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2000/08/000807063148.htm   (1837 words)

 Free Yourself From Your Fear Of Flying - With This New Breakthrough Technique!
Your fear of flying or any other fear that you have, will not go away until the "emotional charge" about the topic is gone.
You see, I have had this fear of flying since a traumatic experience on board a plane over 3 years ago now, and it was limiting my work life real bad, as I have to fly to destinations for conferences.
The fear of flying is having a detrimental effect on your life.
banza.ii.net /fear-of-flying   (4391 words)

 Fear of flying definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Fear of flying: An irrational fear of flying is called aerophobia.
Aerophobia also refers to irrational fear of fresh air or drafts of air.
A virtual reality program that simulates the experience of take-offs, landings, normal flying and turbulence reportedly helps some people overcome their fear of flying.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9960   (141 words)

 Fear of Flying
Fear of flying is a common psychological problem among travellers; recent estimates suggest that between 10-40% of all travellers experience some kind of phobia.
While factors associated with a fear of flying can be psychological in nature, travellers can also experience further pre-travel stress due to poor pre-travel preparation.
ScaredofFlying.com offers fear of flying courses, as well as an online forum and chat facility.
www.travelhealth.co.uk /advice/fearofflying.htm   (535 words)

 [2F08] Fear of Flying
Marge: Sure as sugar...[laughs awkwardly] -- No dysfunctionality here, "Fear of Flying" Homer: Lisa, the important thing is for your mother to repress what happened.
Zweig concludes, "The important thing is that we've pinpointed the precise moment when you developed your fear of flying." But Marge starts remembering some other stuff.
As a baby, she remembers her grandmother trying to feed her with a spoon, saying "Here comes the airplane" but taking a long time to put the spoon in baby's mouth.
www.snpp.com /episodes/2F08.html   (4555 words)

 Your panic attacks stop here!
The skills that you gave me for flying are actually life skills that transcend to all other areas of my life.
I'm giving your number to my sister and her boyfriend, the only two people I know who may be worse off than me in terms of their fear of flying.
The visualization exercise was the most helpful to me. I have attached a photo, which is the exact description I gave you over the phone, right down to the last detail (the setting, where I was standing, and what I was wearing).
www.flyana.com /ff.html   (1754 words)

 Fear of Flying Summary Flying Phobia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You'll learn about how some of the causes of fear of flying, and why flying anxieties are so tough to control.
This program is based on that successful seminar and on my years of experience working with people desiring to fly comfortably again.
We have also developed a take-home course for those who are afraid to fly, called Achieving Comfortable Flight.
www.anxieties.com /flying.php   (174 words)

 Airplane Resources, Aviation Resourses: Fear of Flying Site
It is the first book to combine fundamental fear of flying lessons with an amusing adventure story.
Fear of Flying.com — Aka Soar Inc., this site is operated by Tom Bunn, an airline captain who is also a licensed therapist active in helping people overcome their fear of flying.
Fly Fear Free — This web site for fearful flyers, operated by Capt. Glenn Burns, has run courses for more than two years.
www.celebratetoday.com /airres.html   (1370 words)

 Fear of Flying
A new source has emerged with what she says is personal knowledge about why George W. Bush prematurely left his Texas National Guard unit in 1972--because nerves, fear and a possible drinking problem were affecting his ability to pilot his F-102A plane.
Jan Peter Linke, a veteran Air Force pilot who was flying the same plane, the F-102, for the Florida Air National Guard, was hired by Bush's superiors to replace him in his Texas Air Guard unit.
Linke, who raised her son on military widow's benefits and worked as an art teacher and arts coordinator in public and Episcopal schools before suffering a stroke, was intensely private about personal matters, according to those who knew her, and didn't often speak about her husband and his tragic death.
www.thenation.com /doc/20041011/baker   (999 words)

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