claustrophobia :

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  • n  a morbid fear of being closed in a confined space

  • The interior of the 24H can be configured to sleep as many as two adults and four children without any bouts of claustrophobia.
  • But its also clear from the deadening claustrophobia of Sam Mendess visual style and the pounding monotony of Thomas Newmans score that their exit is blocked.
  • Are submariners given any coaching on how to cope with claustrophobia?.
News & Articles

  • Wendy Dager: A lineup of the usual suspects beyond number
    A good part of our lives is spent waiting in line, unless you are a politician or a celebrity. Then you get rushed through — perhaps because you have somehow achieved the equivalent of queue nirvana — so as not to suffer claustrophobia and plantar fasciitis with the rest of us pitiful mortals.
    June 19, 2013 - Ventura County Star

  • Paris Hilton in AFP
    The doctors were observing me while I was there. They explained to Sheriff (Lee) Baca that they thought I was having severe anxiety, panic attacks, claustrophobia,Hilton told the magazine.
  • Brooke Shields in Access Hollywood
    I don't know how I'm going to feel in a few years, [but] right now I'm attached to my face,Brooke said. "I'm used to it. I would not know what to do if it looked different. I think I would have claustrophobia."
  • Natascha Kampusch in ABC News
    I suffered from claustrophobia and I thought I was going crazy in there,said Kampusch.

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