Claustrophobia: An abnormal and persistent fear of closed spaces, of being closed in or being shut in, as in elevators, tunnels, or any other confined space. The fear is excessive (and quite common).
The word "claustrophobia" is an amalgam made from the Latin "claudere", to shut + the Greek "phobis", fear.
Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( klÃ´ ' strÉ™-fÅ ' bÄ“-É™ ) n. An abnormal fear of being in narrow or enclosed spaces. [Latin claustrum , enclosed ...
An informative article on the causes, symptoms and treatment of claustrophobia, or fear of closed spaces. Includes information on behavior therapy and exposure therapy ...
Claustrophobia is the fear of enclosed spaces. This disorder can be quite life-limiting, leading sufferers to avoid activities from MRIs to roller coasters.
Claustrophobia information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
Information on the Signs and Symptoms of Claustrophobia. Natural Treatments to Help People with Claustrophobia Overcome Their Claustrophobic Fear.