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www.brainfacts.org/thinking-sensing-and-behaving/emotions-stress-and-anxiety/2021/researchers-pinpoint-fear-of-heights-in-the-brain-011221

Jan 12, 2021 ... A fear of heights is a normal biological response designed to keep us safe. We don't even need to take a few tumbles to learn to be afraid — ...

pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20821801

Background: Acrophobia is one of the most prevalent phobias, affecting as many as 1 in 20 individuals. Of course, heights often evoke fear in the general ...

psious.com/how-to-treat-acrophobia

Mar 22, 2021 ... Different acrophobia treatment options are available. Among such therapeutic approaches, there is virtual reality (VR).

www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/fear-of-heights-story-of-a-rock-climber

Fear of heights, or acrophobia, is an irrational fear of high or exposed places. For some people, a cliff is a high place. For others, it can be standing on a chair or ...

www.howstean.co.uk/blog/how-to-overcome-a-fear-of-heights

Jul 18, 2018 ... As far as fears go, a fear of heights is a relatively common one. Officially known as acrophobia, a fear of heights is more than the normal fear or ...

www.medicinenet.com/fear_of_heights/definition.htm

Mar 29, 2021 ... Fear of heights is termed acrophobia. The word "acrophobia" is derived from the Greek "acron" (height) and "phobos" (fear).

www.backpacker.com/skills/the-cure-for-your-fear-of-heights-more-heights

Mar 16, 2021 ... If you're afraid of heights, you're not alone. Studies show that roughly 1 in 3 people feel uncomfortable high up, and 1 in 15 people deal with ...

www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-mind/mind-body/article/coping-fear-heights

Jan 26, 2016 ... But when the wariness turns into extreme and irrational fear, it becomes a real problem. As many as one in 20 people suffers from acrophobia, the ...

www.whiteswanfoundation.org/disorders/anxiety-and-related-disorders/fear-of-heights

Feb 22, 2016 ... Acrophobia is an extreme and irrational fear of heights but it is treatable.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acrophobia

Acrophobia is an extreme or irrational fear or phobia of heights, especially when one is not particularly high up. It belongs to a category of specific phobias, ...