acrophobia


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a morbid fear of great heights

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He proceeds to argue that asymmetrical knowledge allows Elster to manipulate Scottie, using Scottie's acrophobia, drinking habits, and tendency to stalk to ensure the success of his murder plot; a similar asymmetry moves Scottie to flee from Midge, who knows Scottie's trouble with intimacy all too well due to their college relationship and broken engagement.
High stands may strain your acrophobia limits, but they do provide positive results.
I wrote a paper on improving English curriculum design on a midnight flight to Chicago, buzzed on Valium, scotch, and acrophobia.
Under this form of disorders, claustrophobia, a fear from being in a closed area or small space, and acrophobia a fear of heights, are considered some of the more familiar situational phobias.
The extended vox populi shares many an interesting insights including the implication that all families and children suffer from acrophobia and general bouts of vertigo and should not then consider living in Burj Khalifa.
A doctor diagnosed Miller with acrophobia and deemed him unfit to perform his duties, and an IDOT administrator told Miller to request nonoccupational disability status.
They are asking normal research subjects, who are not seeking treatment for claustrophobia or acrophobia (the fear of heights), to estimate various distances.
Fear of high places, or acrophobia, is one of the most common phobias.
But not even severe acrophobia can dissuade the growing legions of CGCC students competing to make the climb.
Similar studies by Rabavilas, Boulougouris, and Stefanis (1976) on the treatment of OCD, Chaplin and Levine (1981) on the reduction of public speaking anxiety, and Marshall (1985) on the treatment of acrophobia all showed similar results: longer exposure durations seem to work better in the amelioration of human anxiety.
Because of the acrophobia you flatten your spine against the wall of rock and close your eyes then open them then close them again.
After two months of rigorous training, Kobold was ready to shrug off his acrophobia and put sedentary lifestyle to rest.
6/4 Kiss it 6/1 Hold baby Maggie out to kiss it 6/1 Lick it 8/1 Graffiti on it 8/1 Chisel a piece off the wall to take home 10/1 Slip through the wrought iron bars 10/1 Try to eat it 12/1 Get a bad case of acrophobia 12/1 Stick Gum on it 18/1 Handcuff himself to the bars 25/1 Piddle on it 50/1 Remove it and take it with him First Irish cliche Homer uses in the St.