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claus·tro·pho·bi·a – ˌklôstrəˈfōbēə/, noun, an extreme or irrational fear of confined places
Another lesser known cause of a claustrophobic attack is being in a crowd of people and feeling like the crowd has surrounded you and is keeping you from leaving a room. I also struggle with sitting in the middle of a row of people. Again, not being able to exit immediately, if needed, is a trigger. This is why I sit at the end of a row of chairs, at the corners of tables, and remain standing if these aren’t available.
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Posted on August 21, 2016, in #depression, Mental Health and tagged #anxiety, #claustrophobia, #depression, #difficulties, #mentalhealth, #mentalillness, #safeplace, #socialanxiety, #struggle. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.