The experience of claustrophobia in continuous positive airway pressure therapy
Patricia A. Dettenmeier, DNP, School of Nursing, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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This dissertation explores what claustrophobia, fear of enclosed spaces, is like for people who use a machine called continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) at night when sleeping to keep the throat open. What causes claustrophobia is different for individuals and their ability to use CPAP varies.
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