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Anxiety at 35000 Feet
Robert Clinton

On September 11, 2001 something happened in the United States that changes things forever in the aviation world. There were airplanes that were deliberately crashed into mulitiple sights in the U.S. This was one of the worst terrorist attacks that the world has ever seen. Because there were aircraft used in the attack there was a huge impact on how everyone saw how to take to the skies. The vision of airliners crashing into buildings will forever be imprinted into people’s heads. None of the physiologist in the world could even prepare on how this was going to affect people and how they saw themselves flying. The psychologist have actually been involved in the aviation industry a lot even before this event. They have tried to understand what causes the anxiety in the air. What triggers the passenger to act the way they do in the air. Also trying to find out what is the best way to handle the passenger that is having the attack. Because of the attack on the U.S. a lot of the anxiety is the fear of crashing, even though the facts are that it is actually safer to fly then drive a car to the location. Anxiety in the air has a huge impact on the aviation community and has caused many flights to lad before their destination. This is one of the biggest studies for psychologist to this day.

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