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Travel Phobia And Fear Of Driving

Travel Phobia And Fear Of Driving

Travel phobia is a particular form of anxiety that may occur after a person has been involved in some kind of accident, maybe a road or rail crash. They may have escaped physically unscathed from the incident, however they might well have perceived it as a potential threat to their well being, physical health or [...] Read more
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Fear Of Driving Tests

Fear of driving tests is a normal thing that affects different people in different ways. Anybody who has come through young life has had to deal with the stresses of learning to drive. It is one of those rights of passage that each person must go through in order to have a successful life. Some [...] Read more
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Fear of Driving and Automatic Negative Thoughts

Fear of Driving and Automatic Negative Thoughts

The fear of driving is often complicated, if not caused by, the individuals’ automatic negative thoughts. These thoughts can be scary and irrational, such as the concern that they will veer into oncoming traffic or drive off a bridge, or they may be centered on the person’s physical feelings of anxiety such as a rapid [...] Read more
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Driving Test Nerves

Driving tests can be things that cause problems for many people. Even folks who happen to be good drivers can get nervous over a driving test. Because one little mistake can cost a person the chance to get a driver’s license, there is significant pressure to perform well on driving tests. The fear of driving [...] Read more
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Understanding The Biology Of Fear

The emotion known as fear, evolutionary biology claims, is an integral part of a person’s survival instinct. Observing animals can easily confirm this statement. Terror at the prospect of being killed and eaten is the driving force behind the gazelle’s rapid dash across the African savanna. Terror of being pushed out of her fertile Read more
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