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Case Study: The Psychiatrist

A psychiatrist who had driven very happily for many years developed a driving phobia when her grandmother became very ill. Her grandmother was in a care home an hour’s drive away and the only times the psychiatrist could visit her was before she went to work each day. So she would get up early, drive out .. read more

What driving fear sticks to

Driving phobias start for very similar reasons (usually raised background stress levels leading to panic) but because the initial set-up event will happen in different situations for different people, driving phobia becomes linked to different things for different people. So driving phobias can attach to: Driving on wide open roads like multi-lane highways (most common) Major or .. read more

On November 7th, 2010, posted in: Driving phobia by Tags: , , , , , , ,