A cerebellar-vestibular explanation for fears/phobias: hypothesis and study.

@article{Levinson1989ACE,
  title={A cerebellar-vestibular explanation for fears/phobias: hypothesis and study.},
  author={H N Levinson},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={1989},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={67-84}
}
To clarify and test the cerebellar-vestibular (CV) basis of fears/phobias, responses of 4000 learning disabled children, adolescents, and adults with neurological and electronystagmographic (ENG) evidence of CV-dysfunction were analyzed for anxiety-related symptoms. Of this sample, 64.6% indicated fears/phobias; females were significantly more predisposed; mixed-handedness was significantly related to fears of heights and reduced vestibular response or asymmetric vestibular functioning. Also… CONTINUE READING