Claustrophobia refers to the anxiety of confined spaces. People with claustrophobia experience failing control over themselves, and some experience panic attacks. Scuba diving is a very audacious sport. Though scuba diving is safe yet many people have a terror of trying scuba diving. As per the research, the fear of scuba diving is indirectly related to claustrophobia.
Confession of new divers highlights that they suffer from fear of taking the first dive because of claustrophobia. Later, to serve as a PADI Open Water Diver, they withstand their fear of scuba diving with their instructor.
Numerous people who have claustrophobia are evolving as scuba divers. The reasons for this are as follows: