acrophobic


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Perez, "Comparison of the levels of presence and anxiety in an acrophobic environment viewed via HMD or CAVE," Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environment, vol.
You're perfectly safe, but still, if you're acrophobic or prone to motion sickness, you best not look down.
Jumping out of a plane is unnerving for almost anyone but it's all the more frightening if you're acrophobic.
Because apparently that's not mental torture enough, especially if you're lucky enough to be acrophobic, the powers that be will trick you into thinking that you're diving straight into a bed of shattered glass.
The cheekily chirpy Mel Giedroyc (of Bake Off presenting fame) injects her humour into proceedings while following the five acrophobic participants including Lee, an estate agent, Glenn, a dad-of-two and Jodie a student nurse, who take on a range of challenges as part of their "exposure therapy".
The cheekily chirpy Mel Giedroyc injects her humour into proceedings while following the five acrophobic participants including Lee, an estate agent, Glenn, a dad-of-two and Jodie a student nurse, who take on a range of challenges as part of their "exposure therapy".
With these "acrophobic" students, it is important to go slowly and with great consistency in working with the upper voice.
Judy, who is acrophobic, would never have made it but for Amanda and Kate, who stayed with her, talking her past the sheerer drop-offs and over the more jagged footing, while Wes walked with me, unnecessarily asking if I was "all right" every ten steps.
Over the years, Mr Hilton-Barber has shown his lack of personal limits, not only in taking on such grueling expeditions while blind, but he also suffers from claustrophobia and is acrophobic, making some of his challenges all the more impressive.
While the subjects who have higher levels of claustrophobic fear underestimate horizontal distances, those who have more acrophobic fear overestimate vertical distances.
No signs told us to keep out, so Tom proposed climbing the fire tower; my acrophobic mother volunteered to stay below with Bruce and me.
The fear severity scores for the height fear group were higher than those obtained by previous research with students with height fear (e.g., Menzies & Clarke, 1993b; Menzies & Parker, 2001), but comparatively lower than those obtained with clinical acrophobic samples (e.g., Cohen, 1972, cited in Antony, 2001; Menzies and Clarke, 1995a).
It wasn't until someone asked how I'd managed painting years ago given my acrophobic nature, that I remembered I usually stand on the chest of drawers.