Thalassophobia: Signs, Symptoms, & Treatments
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “How Common Is the Phobia of Deep Water?”, “Complications of Deep Water Phobia”, “How Is Thalassophobia Diagnosed?”, and “Can a Fear of the Ocean Be Prevented?”. New material written by Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
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Reviewer: Trishanna Sookdeo, MD, MPH, FAAFP