Height intolerance between physiological mechanisms and psychological distress: a review of literature and our experience

  title={Height intolerance between physiological mechanisms and psychological distress: a review of literature and our experience},
  author={Roberto Teggi and F. Comacchio and Francesco Fornasari and Eugenio Mira},
  journal={Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica},
  pages={263 - 268}
SUMMARY Height intolerance often includes various clinical conditions ranging from physiological height instability, which is a common condition, to acrophobia, considered to be a specific phobia in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-V). Visual dependence is commonly reported in patients with height intolerance, and physiological mechanisms may include conflicting information from visual cues on one hand and vestibular-proprioceptive cues on the other… 
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