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Balancing Responsibility and Pleasure ................................... 58
                        Examples of Real People Who Have Won Real Insights ..................... 61
                        Other Phobias ...................................................... 62
                     Lesson 8: Turbulence  ....................................... 64
                       Bumpy air happens. You can cope with it.

                        Recommendations for
                     Anxiety Management in Turbulence  ........................................ 70

                     Lesson 9: Anxiety Medications,
                     Alcohol, and Hypnosis ....................................... 71

                       Alcohol, medication, and hypnosis sound like
                     a quick answer.  Do they work?
                        Recommendations for Alcohol, Medications, and Hypnosis ................... 76

                     Lesson 10: Fear and Anger ................................... 77
                       What do fear and anger have to do with fear of flying? A lot!

                        Functional Memory .................................................. 79
                     Lesson 11: The Flight Deck ................................... 84
                       That’s not just a bunch of confusing dials and switches up there.
                        Flight Control: Instruments for Flying the Airplane .......................... 85
                        The Four Categories of Flight Deck Equipment ............................ 85
                        Instruments for Navigation ............................................ 88
                        Communication Devices .............................................. 89
                        Aircraft Status Instruments ............................................ 90

                     Lesson 12: Flight Safety ..................................... 91
                       Knowledge of risk is the only way to make informed choices.
                        Standards for Pilots .................................................. 93
                        Standards for Airplanes ............................................... 95
                        Standards for Airports ................................................ 97
                        Standards for Airspace ............................................... 98
                        Aircraft and Pilot Sophistication  ........................................ 99
                        Safety of Flight: Statistics & Illusions  ................................... 100

                     Lesson 13: Making an Informed Choice ........................ 103
                       Coping with the thoughts of “What if...”
                        Learning, doing, consequences ....................................... 106

                     Lesson 14: Closing Thoughts ................................ 109
                       Postcards from Former Fearful Fliers, and Best Wishes
                        Overall Consequences of Therapeutic Learning ........................... 110

                     Appendix A: Program Evaluation ...............................112

                     Appendix B: Twenty-Five Years of Overcoming Your Fear of Flying ....114

                     Index ................................................... 142











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