Essays Tagged: "Acrophobia"

Poems comparing poems innocence and experience

turned my world aroundI stayed alone, happilyI worked in an office building on the 48th floorI had AcrophobiaI climbed a mountainCounterphobia turned my world aroundI climbed, happilyI saw the street ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


adults ages 18-54 have this fear.5. Claustrophobia-Fear of being trapped in small closed spaces.6. AcrophobiaFear of heights.7. EmetophobiaFear of vomit.8. CarcinophobiaFear of cancer.10. Brontophobi ...

(1 pages) 63 0 2.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Nothing to fear but fear it self

ific object or thing. My fear of spiders (Arachnophobia) would fall under this category, along with Acrophobia (fear of heights), another common phobia. The second category of phobia, social phobia, i ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Film Review: Vertigo (1958)

lays John Ferguson, a San Francisco detective who's had to retire from the force after an attack of acrophobia rendered him incapable of saving a fellow officer from a fatal fall. Recovering from his ... ie begins following Madeleine and gradually falls in love with her. But his love is weaker than his acrophobia, and he can't save Madeleine's life when she jumps from a tower. Stricken with grief and ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Acrophobia and Games

Barbara Rothbaum conducted an interesting experiment withacrophobe's. To help people overcome their acrophobia, researchers have found thatwhen you put together a virtual reality game with a drug that ... ircus-style fashion. If you think about it, this could potentially be dangerous for someone who has acrophobia, even if they are on the ground.Upon further observation, it was found that the subjects ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders