Anxiety and Panic in Recreational Scuba Divers

@article{Morgan1995AnxietyAP,
  title={Anxiety and Panic in Recreational Scuba Divers},
  author={William P. Morgan},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={20},
  pages={398-421}
}
  • W. Morgan
  • Published 1 December 1995
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
SummaryScuba diving is a high-risk sport; it is estimated that 3 to 9 deaths per 100 000 divers occur annually in the US alone, in addition to increasing numbers of cases of decompression illness each year. However, there has been a tendency within the diving community to de-emphasise the risks associated with scuba diving. While there are numerous factors responsible for the injuries and fatalities occurring in this sport, there is general consensus that many of these cases are caused by panic… Expand
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